Friday, 17 April 2009

Susan Boyle - Google Insights for Search shows her global celebrity status!

On Thursday I wrote about how Britain's Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle was becoming an internet viral superstar. Since then the view counts on YouTube and buzz around the Susan Boyle performance has been getting bigger and bigger - Visible Measures estimating that Susan Boyle's performance has been watched on YouTube over 47 million times!

Looking at Google Insights For Search data shows how far the name 'Susan Boyle' has travelled.

Chart 1 - growth in searches for 'Susan Boyle'

Susan Boyle Global search trendsGoogle graph showing increase in Susan Boyle searches over the last 7 days

Chart 2 - top 10 'Susan Boyle' search locations

Susan Boyle Global Search trends top 10 by countryTop ten countries for Susan Boyle searching

Chart 3 - Global map of 'Susan Boyle' searching

Susan Boyle world map of searchesWorld map showing the countries that have been searching for 'Susan Boyle'

The above charts show the staggering amount of countries where people have been searching for Susan Boyle and you start to get a picture of just how viral Susan Boyle has been in the last few days - though I hope she is not too disappointed about being ignored by Bolivia, Belarus and Botswana.........

Though will be interesting to see how long this buzz around Susan Boyle lasts for.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I think we're safe for now.
although it looks like hollywood is going to take a beating for a while.

http://www.google.com/trends?q=susan+boyle,britney+spears,money,iphone,jesus&ctab=0&geo=all&date=mtd&sort=0