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    • Content Marketing Evolution: 5 Major Content Marketing Trends for 2018

      Do you remember upgrading from an old square TV to a high-definition model? It was an amazing leap forward in the viewing experience. Then came 3D televisions…and no one really cared. Then even bigger screens, then curved displays, OLED, smart TVs, 3D and 4k. None of these advances have really fired up the imagination of the TV-buying public.

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    • Year in Search: The most fantastic fads of 2017

      Here today, gone tomorrow. Our annual Year in Search is always a fun look back at the fads that captured our fancy and then fizzled out fast. See what this year’s biggest crazes were, through the lens of Google Search: Unicorn everything The unofficial mascot of 2017 was the unicorn—the magical creature that had the internet abuzz.

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    • New year, new searches: resolutions, "bomb cyclone" and Coachella

      It’s a new year, and some of this week’s trends (with data from Google News Lab) are about adjusting: to a new gym routine, unexpected weather, and a new law in California. Treadmill time New Year’s resolutions = more searches for “gyms near me.” In fact, search interest in the phrase hit an all-time high this month.

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  • Searches up: Beach Boy gets the grade and other trends from this week

    … gives you snow, make snow cream: A mixture of snow and a dairy-based liquid makes this winter sweet treat, and search interest is on the rise. In the U.S., searches for “how to make snow cream” were 290 percent higher than “how to make ice cream.” That’s it for this week, God Only Knows what trends will emerge next week. …

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  • How To Hone Digital In 2018

    … we dive into four digital trends that will have a big impact on the digital sphere in 2018. Voice Search; A Force To Be Reckoned With 2017 was the year that the importance and influence of conversational interfaces crystallized. The pace of adoption of connected speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home was impressive in 2017 and shows…

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  • Year in Search: To infinity and beyond

    … The solar system had its shining moment this year, according to our annual Year in Search. From questions about the solar eclipse to the end of the Cassini spacecraft’s exploration of Saturn, the galaxy turned to Google Search for answers to out-of-this-world questions. Here’s a look at some of the trending searches about space in 2017: Steal…

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  • Messenger’s 2017 Year in Review

    … By Sean Kelly, Product Management Director, Messenger Over the holidays we all want to take time to celebrate, reflect and stay in touch with the people we love. It’s been 25 years since the first text message was sent, sparking a revolution in how we keep in touch with each other, and we’ve come a long way since then. The art of conversation has…

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  • The Year in Search: the questions we asked in 2017

    … As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to look back on the year that was with our annual Year in Search. As we do every year, we analyzed Google Trends data to see what the world was searching for. 2017 was the year we asked “how…?” How do wildfires start? How to calm a dog during a storm? How to make a protest sign? In fact, all of the “how…

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  • From Switch to slime, here are the trending toys this holiday season

    … is home to the slimiest searches, where the interest for “slime” is the strongest. And New York loves a good surprise: they searched for LOL Surprise the most, with search volume growing about 50% as we approach the final holiday shopping weeks. Slime is trending this year. Looking for local trends? For more insights behind this season’s trends…

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  • Facebook’s 2017 Year In Review

    …: International Women’s Day: This was the No. 1 most talked about moment in 2017, doubling from last year, with people around the world talking, sharing and posting in celebration of women and related issues. Super Bowl 51: Fans around the world turned to News Feed to cheer for their favorite teams, celebrate with Lady Gaga and debate the top TV…

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  • What Are 2018’s Biggest Content Marketing Trends?

    … What big content marketing trends do you see for next year? -Jake, New York As I sat down to write a navel-gazing trends piece for the fifth straight year, I couldn’t help but think of this cartoon by The Marketoonist for two reasons. 1. This cartoon is way too real. I own that outfit. I’ve had that exact conversation at six different…

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  • The High Five: what people searched for this week

    … Amidst allegations against prominent men in media, people were abuzz about a royal engagement and feeling generous on Giving Tuesday. Here are a few of the top search trends this week: Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor People are searching for media personalities Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor this week, following their firings due…

    The Official Google Blog- 13 readers -
  • Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving food trends

    … Set the table and pour yourself a glass. It’s time to talk about your top Thanksgiving recipes and questions according to Google Search. Though it might not be as subject to debate as some conversations you have at your family table, there’s plenty of variety when it comes to our national menus this holiday. Whet your appetite. Everyone has…

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  • A merry mobile holiday with Google Shopping

    … and through the woods” to deliver your presents this season, we’re introducing improvements to mobile shopping experiences on Google that’ll help you browse, research, compare, and get the items crossed off your holiday gift list. What’s hot on the list this year As always, there's a new crop of gifts climbing the trends chart. Here's a look at popular…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 22 readers -
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