In light of the wildly successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign, Yahoo users are feeling inspired to give back. Over the past 30 days on Yahoo, searches for the term [charity] are spiking 125%.
There are so many great charities to choose from, but there are a few that Yahoo users are gravitating towards. The top-searched charities this month include [amazon smile charity program], [ALS Charity], and [Omaze Charity].
And while donating funds is an essential part of giving back to the community, Yahoo users are also looking for other ways to be charitable. Over the past 30 days, searches for [plasma donation centers] are spiking 924%!
What causes are most important to you?
Happy long weekend! Aside from having the extra day off, you’re wondering specifically [what is labor day]. Just what it sounds like! It’s a day of celebration for our workers.
And what better way to celebrate than to take that last summer vacay before fall hits? You’re searching for [labor day getaways] and [cheap flights]. You’re also checking out beach vacation rentals, hotel vacation clubs, all inclusive vacations, and vacation packages. Take us with you!
For Labor Day fun back at home, you’re looking up the weekend’s sales. This month, searches for [labor day laptop sales] are spiking off the charts on Yahoo, with other top sale searches including [car sales], [mattress sales], [yacht sales] and [tv sales]. Do-it-Yourself’ers are taking advantage of the long weekend: this week on Yahoo, users are specifically searching for Lowes, Home Depot, and Sears Labor Day sales.
Let the celebrations begin!
Summer is soon coming to an end (womp womp womp), but Yahoo users are eager to go back to school and get their shopping done early this year!
This month, you’re searching for [back to school sales], especially at Walmart, and [back to school supplies]. Hot brands alert! Searches for [ticonderoga pencils] are spiking 543% this week on Yahoo, and top-searched backpacks this month are Jansport, North Face, Disney Frozen, Under Armor, and Vera Bradley.
We know it all adds up despite the sales, so we understand why you’re looking to [sell textbooks]. The search spikes 237% this week on Yahoo and we are totally on board with using the money you make from selling books on going to a concert.
You’re also getting techy with it! Top-searched [laptops] this month on Yahoo are: HP, Lenovo, Dell, and Apple.
Enjoy what’s left of summer and keep searching for the best deals in your area!
What’s the best way to take a break from the smoldering heat during the summer months? Going to the movies, of course! Yahoo users are looking to escape into a good movie this summer and are searching for their top picks.
Over the past 30 days, the movies with the highest volume of searches on Yahoo include [jersey boys movie], [begin again movie], and [sex tape movie].
And we can’t forget about one of the most highly anticipated movies of the season! Yahoo users are dying to see the [50 shades of grey movie trailer] which is up 3490% and searched for by 66% women and 34% of men.
Which movie are you most excited to see this summer?
Does saying goodbye to summer also mean saying goodbye to your summer fling? Ending a relationship isn’t an easy feat, which is why you’re searching for answers on how to get over a breakup.
What break up topics are spiking this month on Yahoo?
Even if it’s brief, it can hurt. Hang in there — time heals all wounds.
Hungry for hot dogs? Tomorrow is National Hot Dog Day and it’s time to get your grub on! Searches for the [best hot dogs] are spiking off the charts this month, with [nathan’s hot dogs] in particular spiking 2182% following its annual contest.
Picky about your dogs? The most searched brands of this favorite summer BBQ food this month are: [brooklyn hot dog company], [portillos hot dogs], [hebrew national hot dogs], [sabrett hot dogs], [applegate hot dogs], [pinks hot dogs], [ballpark hot dogs] and [hot dog on a stick].
Are you starting to crave these right now and need a recipe stat? The top hot dog recipes on Yahoo this month include: [hot dog chili recipe], [hot dog bar ideas], [uncured hot dogs], [vegan carrot hot dog recipe], [hot dog meatballs] and [green chile hot dogs]. And if you need ideas for toppings, look no further than Yahoo Food for dangerously delicious inspiration!
Hot diggity dog!
Kim Kardashian has nailed the high cheekbones and defined jawline look, and Yahoo users are jumping on the trend! Searches for [contouring makeup] are spiking 604% this month as Yahoo users learn how to get the picture perfect look. [kim kardashian contouring] is a top Yahoo search this month, along with related searches [contouring and highlighting], [what is contouring makeup] and [face contouring]. Maybe learning how to contour should get you A-lister points in Kim’s new game?
Want to see if the beauty trend is for you? Yahoo Screen has a fun video with makeup artist Lili Kaytmaz contouring different face shapes and skin types. Remember to also check out Yahoo Beauty for all your skincare and makeup needs!
People around the country are turning to Yahoo for answers to their questions, and their curiosity knows no bounds! You have questions, and we have answers.
What “how to” questions are spiking for men this week on Yahoo?
The most-searched “how to” search from men on Yahoo remains [how to tie a tie] — classic! Guys, check out this video on Yahoo Screen on how to get the perfect tie or bowtie.
Searches for [how to whistle with your fingers] are also hot this week, with 82% of the queries coming from men. No cat calls, please.
80% of [how to survive in prison] searches are coming from guys, who may or may not have been binge watching Orange is the New Black.
And the ladies? Here are some top “how to” questions they’re asking this week:
Keep the questions coming!
Let freedom ring! Who’s ready for some all-American fun this weekend? We’re talking excitement-in-the-sky fun. You’re excited to celebrate stars and stripes with some good old-fashioned [4th july fireworks 2014], spiking 1316% this week on Yahoo.
You don’t just want to watch the spectacle, you want to put on your own show. The most popular fireworks brands on Yahoo this week are:[phantom fireworks], [tntfireworks.com], [black cat fireworks], [jakes fireworks], and [sky king fireworks].
Looks like the state of Michigan puts on a dazzling display – searches this week for [fireworks in michigan 2014] are spiking 510%. Other top-searched locations for firework displays this week include: [navy pier fireworks 2014], [san diego fireworks 2014], [eisenhower park fireworks 2014], [mt clemens fireworks 2014], and of course, [fireworks displays in my area].
Happy 4th of July from the Yahoo Search team!
The sun is shining, and the bugs are biting! Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about those pesky mosquitos? Keeping the bugs at bay is on your mind as searches for [mosquito repellent] are spiking 266% this week on Yahoo, with top-searching states including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, and Arkansas.
Have you tried going au-natural for mosquito repellant? If so, you’re not alone as top mosquito-related searches on Yahoo this week include: [mosquito repellent plants] spiking 717%, [homemade mosquito repellent] spiking 120%, and [natural mosquito repellent] spiking 159%. That’s right, plants hate mosquitos too! Check out Yahoo Answers for ideas on which plants are best at keeping your body bite-free.