Current Google Insights trends: Chris Henry and Brittany Murphy
Wednesday 23 December 2009
On December 23 search activity continues to surround the names of Chris Henry and Brittany Murphy after the news of the celebrities' recent deaths.
The name of Chris Henry retains the top position in Google's list of growing search terms, closely followed by the name of Brittany Murphy.
Friends, family and fans paid their respects to 26-year-old American football player Chris Henry at a funeral held for the NFL athlete on December 22.
Questions about the untimely death of 32-year-old actress and singer Brittany Murphy seem to be on many people's lips, resulting in increased searches for her name and the misspelled term "Britney Murphy."
Bad weather conditions have resulted in canceled flights and disruptions to public transport systems across Europe during the last week. Consequently, weather-related searches are a hot search topic on December 23.
The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days as measured by Google Insights, recorded on December 23 at 9:30 AM GMT are:
1. chris henry (Breakout)
2. brittany murphy (Breakout)
3. britney murphy (Breakout)
4. bbc weather (+350%)
5. meteo france (+250%) (France's weather service)
6. avatar movie (+200%)
7. météo (+190%) (French for "weather forecast")
8. avatar (+170%)
9. meteo (+140%)
10. wetter (+80%) (German for "weather")
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