The Sarah Palin fever has taken the world by storm. From action figures to custom made glasses, everything Palin is setting records and selling like hotcakes. YouTube is now feeling the effects of the Palin mania, thanks to her ABC network interview with Charlie Gibson, her acceptance speech, and many parodies going viral.
According to web analytics firm TubeMogul, Sarah Palin has instantly become more popular on YouTube than the Presidential candidates themselves, Barack Obama and John McCain.
The statistics show that Sarah Palin YouTube videos have 38 million views compared to 29 million for Obama and 25 million for McCain.
Here at Trend Hunter magazine, Sarah Palin has been creating waves since she was chosen as a Republican VP candidate. An article about Palin by our chief Trend Hunter Jeremy Gutsche rapidly skyrocketed to the top of our over 23,000 library of trends.
The Palin obsession is not showing any signs of slowing down either, at any given moment, assorted Sarah Palin stories make up more than half of Trend Hunter’s top 10 "What’s Hot Now" list (join Trend Hunter for FREE access to this and more cool features).
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Trending: Older & Average
Research: 15,726 clicks in 397 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Viral Political Celebrities
Related: 46 examples / 35 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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