Google Trends

I don’t know if the rest of you have spent a lot of time messing around with Google Trends but I certainly have. Personally, it’s one of my favorite Google apps. Being able to manipulate and analyze Google’s search data is a really awesome opportunity and one which I hope they expand on eventually. Here are a few trend comparisons I’ve made which I think are pretty interesting:

And the most common misspelling of facebook is…
http://www.google.com/trends?q=facebok%2C+faceboo%2C+facbook&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0

This one’s kind of eerie:
http://www.google.com/trends?q=marijuana%2C+depression%2C+obesity%2C+poverty&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0

Now picture the graph of the NEXT social networking website:
http://www.google.com/trends?q=myspace%2C+facebook&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all&sort=0

Too close for comfort:
http://www.google.com/trends?q=lady+gaga%2C+music

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