Google Search Data: Bitcoin is the Hottest Topic, Trending Over President Trump and Kim Kardashian Right Now
- Bitcoin comes up as a more popular search term on Google than Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian.
- ConsenSys compared Ethereum as a search term against other popular terms.
Google Trends follows users of the search engine to find out what the most popular topics are that user search for. According to a new report, it looks like one of the most popular terms at the moment is Bitcoin. In fact, the term is so popular that it has even surpassed some of the most popular search terms that have been logged in the last few years. Furthermore, the searchers on the platform appear to prefer the phrase “crypto” over “cryptocurrency.”
This tool helps to provide a window into what consumers are interested in learning more about. ConsenSys, the Ethereum-based blockchain software company, compared the searches for crypto and Bitcoin to “Donald Trump,” discovering that the last few months have seen Bitcoin as the dominant turn.
Much of the credit appears to go to the fact that Bitcoin has been rising, leading more consumers to search for details about the crypto asset.
In North America, Bitcoin fell behind searches for the US President. However, the majority of the rest of the world, apart from some parts of Asia, has Bitcoin has the leading search instead. Compared with the search term were also “Tesla” and “Kim Kardashian,” of which the former surpassed Bitcoin for the last 12 months. At this point, Tesla and Bitcoin are about equal in popularity.
In the last few months, even though the number of searches for Kim Kardashian has gone up, it was not high enough to pass Bitcoin’s popularity. At the same moment that Kim Kardashian appears to make a surge in searches, Bitcoin’s price rally happened as well.
Adding their own details into the mix, ConsenSys reported on some comparisons with Ethereum as well. Over the last 12 months, many terms have beaten out Ethereum, including “climate change,” “Jeff Bezos,” and “Lionel Messi.” At the moment, the only one of those terms that Ethereum is surpassing is Lionel Messi. However, considering that the season is ending and there are not any international tournaments planned for 2019.
Bitcoin’s price is $63,104.18 BTC/USD exchange rate today. The real-time BTC market cap of $1.18 Trillion currently ranks #1 with a chart dominance at 62.37%, daily trading volume of $26.7 Billion and live coin value change of BTC -0.55 in the last 24 hours.