Google Trends Redesigned – Includes Real Time Data from 100 Billion searches per month

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.

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Google Analytics Real Time, Premium Accounts & Webmaster Tools

Google analytics has introduced real time data. This helps provide stats as it happens on the website. One can see the no. of visitors active on the site. It helps in social media measurement as to how many people visit through a twitter link, how many visitors are on the blog & etc. This is a siginificant step for GA moving towards real time data.
Also GA has introduced premium which provides higher level of data, advanced tools & many other features. They will have access to more tools, customer support for customized implementation & others.
Webmaster tools data can now be accessed in GA. This is available under search engine optimization. By linking both the accounts, one can get the webmaster tools data in GA. More details are available at Google Analytics Blog