Web Users Still Can't Get Enough Palin

GOP candidate still dominates web searches
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 29, 2008 12:05 PM CST

We just can't seem to let Sarah Palin go. Nearly a month after the election, she continues to dominate user lookups on search engines, cable news sites, and YouTube, reports Politico. Alaska's governor ranks near the top of virtually every major search tool, including Yahoo, AOL, and Lycos, where she dominated the incoming president until just last week. “People are still searching for her in record numbers,” said a Lycos spokeswoman. “How bizarre is that?"

Earlier this month, Palin brought a 928% spike in traffic to the Anchorage Daily News website. The attention—even among those finding videos to mock her—presents opportunity for the celebrity politician, says an online politics buff: "There's a heckuva lot of wind out there for Sarah Palin. Now she has to put up a sail to catch it."
(More Sarah Palin stories.)

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