Google Trends' "Hot Topics" is gone
I just checked out Google Trends and discovered that the "Hot Topics" section was gone. I never really found it that useful and didn't quite understand what made a topic "hot" vs. highly searched.
WebProNews reports that Google decided to "streamline" and unify the hot topics section into the "hot searches" section. Hope this doesn't make too many people hot and bothered.
For anyone not in the know, Google Trends is a site commonly used by bloggers and other online writers to gauge the popularity of different search terms, usually in the hopes of writing good "SEO friendly" copy.
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