LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Below you will find the quirky and interesting searches of the day. These are not "top searches" but searches that are gathering interest. They are based on national data from Yahoo!.
• Call Me Maybe: The "call me maybe" craze continues. This popular song by Carly Rae Jepsen is heating up the charts and has gone (and been going) viral for weeks. Searches on Yahoo! for "Call Me Maybe on youtube" are up 3780%. Searches for "Call Me Maybe lyrics" are spiking 98%. The females love this song and make up 64% of searches. Nearly half of all searches for this song come from those under 17. The most popular viral versions of this song are: Obama singing Call Me Maybe, Harvard singing Call Me Maybe and Jimmy Fallon singing Call Me Maybe.
What states search the most for "Call Me Maybe":
- New York
• How To Make: "How to make" searches are always buzzing on Yahoo! and this week is no different. Searches for "how to make potato salad" are up 317%. Other searches spiking this week: "how to make jello shots", "how to make a smoothie", "how to make ice cream", "how to make a ninja star", "how to make hair bows", "how to make hummingbird food", "how to make a pinhole projector", "how to make a solar cooker", "how to make sangria", "how to make bbq sauce" and the list goes on and on.
• Chips: With picnics and barbeques come the sides, and chips are always popular. So what are some of the buzzing chips on Yahoo!? Kale chips, lentil chips, Lays potato chips, Pop chips, sweet potato chips, Sun chips, kettle chips, protein chips, zucchini chips, okra chips, plantain chips, and veggie chips.
• Vacation Time: How nice would it be to be sitting on the beach in Hawaii? Well it seems that some folks are planning to do just that. Searches for "Hawaii vacations" are spiking on Yahoo! this week. Searches for "vacation deals" are up 1196% this week. Some of the top destinations in addition to Hawaii are: Bermuda vacations (up 728%), Tahiti vacations (up 154%), Florida vacations, Myrtle Beach vacations, and Disney vacations. Searches for "last minute vacations" are up 867%.
• Wedding Buzz: Matthew McConaughey tied the knot this past weekend and Drew Barrymore the weekend before. Celeb weddings always cause searches to spike. Searches on Yahoo! for both brides wedding dresses are spiking. So what is the most popular celeb wedding on Yahoo!? Jay-Z and Beyonce...they have been married for years but their wedding is still spiking 709% this month.