Internet searches buzzing for Obama

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Images from the Inaugural Parade of President Barack Obama.</span></div>
January 20, 2009 2:57:23 PM PST
There's no question that the internet is Obama's medium of choice -- between his weekly online video updates and his official photostream on Flickr.com he is the most internet-savvy President. So it's no surprise that leading up to and during his Inauguration speech the Internet was buzzing with questions and queries about what America was hearing and seeing.Yahoo! has compiled the Top" Inauguration" Searches and the Top 10 "Obama" Searches seen spiking today.

Top Obama Searches Spiking on Yahoo! (1/20)

  1. barack obama coloring pages
  2. barack obama quotes
  3. obama's limo
  4. barack obama inauguration speech
  5. obama t-shirts
  6. live obama coverage
  7. anti obama
  8. how old is obama
  9. obama inauguration live
  10. barack obama family pictures
SOURCE: Yahoo!

Other interesting search data themes were:

  • Ted Kennedy collapse - searches for Ted Kennedy are spiking after his collapse. Also Robert Byrd ailing
  • Activities/Lesson Plans - all sorts of things for kids - Obama coloring pages, Inauguration lesson plans, activities, word search
  • Aretha Franklin - of course. You knew her hat would spike it the moment you saw it, right? Also questions about how old Aretha is. And confusion about her name ("anita franklin")
  • Oath of Office - "obama messes up oath"
  • Fashion: Searches for all things fashion related to Michelle Obama spiked including her dress, her stovepipe hat, Isabel Toledo (her inauguration day dress designer
  • Dick Cheney wheelchair - curiosity about why he was in a wheelchair
  • Searches for the following spiked today: "Pennsylvania avenue," "blackamerica.web," "list of presidents," "colin powell," "tuskegee airmen," "muhammed ali" (was at guest of honor at a Monday night party), "blair house," "nelson mandela,"
Top Inauguration Searches Spiking on Yahoo! (1/20)
  1. watch inauguration live
  2. inauguration agenda
  3. inauguration streaming
  4. what time does the inauguration start
  5. joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies
  6. presidential inauguration timeline
  7. presidential inauguration lesson plans
  8. kids inauguration
  9. inauguration trivia
  10. inauguration day schedule
SOURCE: Yahoo!

More technology news | Houston blogs | RSS feeds


Load Comments