John Mayer's 'Pedamundo' Tweet Sparks Search Term Frenzy

By: Rachel Bowman - Published: Jun 11, 2009 • References: twitter
Twittering celebrities have a power that surprises even them. John Mayer found out his own power when he Twittered the word ‘Pedamundo’ yesterday.

John Mayer Twittered that he was playing an ‘Is this a word?’ game with a Spanish speaker, and then wrote the words ‘Crabando’ and ‘Pedamundo.’ No offense to ‘Crabando,’ but ‘Pedamundo’ took off like a rocket, quickly making it the top Twitter trend and a top Google search.

Who knew so many people were dying to discuss ‘Pedamundo?’ Stats for Viral Twitter Jargon Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 2,890 clicks in 362 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Viral Twitter Jargon
Related: 75 examples / 58 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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