Google Trends ( enables you to explore what’s been top of mind around the world. You can pop in any query and see spikes over time and geography across Web Search, News and Images. Now we’re adding YouTube searches, so for the first time you can explore the videos people have been searching for since 2008.

To try it out, go to Google Trends, type in any search query—for example, [first time hearing]—and then on the left-hand panel under “Limit to,” choose “YouTube.” For more, check out our post on the YouTube Trends blog:
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