Google has announced the biggest expansion of Google Trends since 2012. Google Trends has been redesigned and will now show real-time data. Many of these changes have been done based on the feedback Google has got. The new site gives a faster, deeper and more comprehensive view of our world. Material Design has made its way into most of the company’s products.
You can now explore minute-by-minute, real-time data behind the more than 100 billion searches that take place on Google every month. You can find where in the world people are searching & what stories are searched. For any topic clicked on,trending queries related to it is also given.
On the new google.com/trends home page, real-time list of trending stories that are gaining traction across Google is given. Also info from Youtube & google news is taken into consideration.
For data journalists who want to do their own analysis, data sets on specific topics will be published google’s Github page.