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January 25, 2007



Google Trends can still useful since you can plot two or more search terms at the same time:

The real problem with Trends is its latency, it appears to only have data to mid-November.

(disclaimer: I'm a Google Reader Engineer)


What's with the dramatic spike in September, and the smaller one in January? Did feed readers suddenly become immensely popular overnight, then fade into obscurity the next day?


Reader had a re-launch in September and and launched a new feature (Trends) in January.

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