Michael Jackson’s
 Farewell Trends

   Research Report
By Trendsspotting.com
Akamai: 20% surge in traffic to leading
          online news sites




               Source : Akamai
Google search spiked for Michael Jackson




                 Source : Google Blog
And this is what Google thought..




              Source : Google Blog
Twitter buzz peaked up to 5000
       tweets per minute




            Source : Twist
MJ dominates US TV news




           Source : Snap Stream
Facebook’s fan page crossed over
       6 Million new fans




            Source : Inside Facebook
Last.fm: Tracks played per hour after
      announcement of his death




            Source : Last.fm
Bloggers join the mourn




         Source : BlogPulse
The death of Jackson resulted in a global
            media event of the first order

Mainstream Global Media             ...
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 Frid...
Trendsspotting Insights
Jackson’s shocking death influenced all internet users
behaviours, and serves as a good example fo...
KING
of
POP
R.I.P.
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  • What? These 2 year old comments are saying Michael Jackson is dead? http://themichaeljacksonvideo.info/ 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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  • Even God speaks of the existance of kings on earth, he was the king of entertainment. RIP
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  • The king is dead, long life to the king!
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Michael Jackson Farewell Trends

  1. 1. Michael Jackson’s Farewell Trends Research Report By Trendsspotting.com
  2. 2. Akamai: 20% surge in traffic to leading online news sites Source : Akamai
  3. 3. Google search spiked for Michael Jackson Source : Google Blog
  4. 4. And this is what Google thought.. Source : Google Blog
  5. 5. Twitter buzz peaked up to 5000 tweets per minute Source : Twist
  6. 6. MJ dominates US TV news Source : Snap Stream
  7. 7. Facebook’s fan page crossed over 6 Million new fans Source : Inside Facebook
  8. 8. Last.fm: Tracks played per hour after announcement of his death Source : Last.fm
  9. 9. Bloggers join the mourn Source : BlogPulse
  10. 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. 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. 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. 13. KING of POP R.I.P.
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