Videos shared on YouTube and blogs scrutinizing candidates are part of an Internet-age revolution shaking up the US presidential election and sweeping in a new political era. The role of the Internet and new media is becoming more important in election results as the Internet penetration rate increases.
Google has expanded its Google Trends tool with new numerical data. Google Trends was originally released as a tool that let you see visual comparisons between search volume of keywords. It’s a new tool that lets users take a peek at the traffic data from sites around the web. The new feature pits Google against a number of well-established players in the traffic data space, including Compete, Comscore, Alexa, and a host of others.