The news people are searching for right now
If you've been at Brighton SEO or you're after the websites from my chapter in Face The Future: Tools For A Modern Age, here they are.
Data on real-time search trends
- Yahoo Buzz UK (appears to have stopped updating)
- Yahoo Buzz USA
- AOL homepage (look for the green hot searches box)
- AOL hot search blog (ignore the slow-to-update picture box and look for the topic boxes further down)
- Google trends (rubbish data, ignore)
- Hitwise data centre
- Google News UK (look for the 'in the news' list)
- Google News USA (click the categories on the left to see the topics)
Other news sites’ data
What's hot on Twitter
Adam Sherk has some other search trend tracking sources.