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Yahoo trending – better than Google Trends UK

August 17, 2010 One Comment

I pointed out last week how awful Google Trends UK was - because it was full of American results. In some good news, Yahoo's trending list seems a lot better (although it doesn't give much in the way of explanation of how it's put together).

Here's the Yahoo trending list from uk.yahoo.com on monday night. They all look very UK, including Corrie and Man U vs Newcastle...

Yahoo: trending topics

Yahoo: trending topics

And here's the Google trending list at the same time, featuring a plane crash in America, David Hasselhoff's roasting on a US comedy show, a US TV show (Weeds), and a film that's in, er, America.

Google's trending list

Google's trending list

Please, please fix it.

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