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Michael Jackson Farewell Trends




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  • What? These 2 year old comments are saying Michael Jackson is dead? I know he died, but it was less than 2 years ago. Thriller is always goign to be a top album
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  • It is amazing that he still has the best selling album of alltime with 'Thriller'!! Will always be remembered, such a great talent.
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  • We will all miss the King of Pop. Thanks for sharing these media trends!
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  • An outstanding singer and entertainer, pity part of his late life was such a THRILLER.
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  • Even God speaks of the existance of kings on earth, he was the king of entertainment. RIP
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  • 1. Michael Jackson’s Farewell Trends Research Report By
  • 2. Akamai: 20% surge in traffic to leading online news sites Source : Akamai
  • 3. Google search spiked for Michael Jackson Source : Google Blog
  • 4. And this is what Google thought.. Source : Google Blog
  • 5. Twitter buzz peaked up to 5000 tweets per minute Source : Twist
  • 6. MJ dominates US TV news Source : Snap Stream
  • 7. Facebook’s fan page crossed over 6 Million new fans Source : Inside Facebook
  • 8. Tracks played per hour after announcement of his death Source :
  • 9. Bloggers join the mourn Source : BlogPulse
  • 10. The death of Jackson resulted in a global media event of the first order Mainstream Global Media Internet, Blogs & Social Media Rank Story Year Rank Story Year 1 Obama 2008 1 Obama 2008 Hurricane 2 2005 2 Michael Jackson 2009 Katrina Financial 3 2008 3 Iraq War 2003 Tsunami 4 Iraq War 2003 4 Beijing Olympics 2008 9/11 Terrorist 5 2001 5 Financial Tsunami 2008 Attacks 6 Beijing Olympics 2008 6 Hurricane Katrina 2005 7 Pope John Paul II 2005 7 Pope Joh Paul II 2005 8 S.Asian Tsunami 2005 8 9/11 Terrorist Attacks 2001 9 Michael Jackson 2009 9 S.Asian Tsunami 2005 Source : The Global Language Monitor
  • 11. Out of stock Around the time of Jackson’s death, only one of his albums ranked in the top 100 on iTunes in the US. By Friday morning, 8 of the top 10 albums were Jackson’s. 5 of Jackson’s singles made it to iTunes’ list of most- purchased tracks. As Amazon sold out all Jackson CDs - customers were buying Jackson’s music in digital formats! Jackson related videos on Amazon (mostly DVDs) are currently out of stock.
  • 12. Trendsspotting Insights Jackson’s shocking death influenced all internet users behaviours, and serves as a good example for what we do once confronted with breaking news: We Search & seek for more information to better understand the event We join groups, follow, become fans to take part in the network created around the event We express our thoughts (@ blogs, twits) among our own network of readers, followers, friends We did that all, like never before, while dealing with Michael Jackson’s death event.
  • 13. KING of POP R.I.P.
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