Ron Paul's wide lead on Google Trends-does it mean anything?Submitted by Stephanie Ealy on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 00:05
Google Trends is an intriguing way to see how your favorite presidential candidate measures up to the others in search inquiries. Also, you can compare their traffic volume searches to news articles, references and information written about them.
It's no secret, the mainstream media doesn't exactly give equal time to each presidential candidate, and Google Trends beams a bright light on this fact. Take a look at the graph above and see for yourself.
Look at the top four candidates in the polls this past few weeks: Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum--put their names in the search box, and Google Trends does the rest by bringing up a color-coded graph comparing them to each other.
The top graph clearly shows the blue line, Ron Paul's traffic, is well above all the others and surging the past 30 days. Read more: http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/11212562-ron-pauls...