Bitcoin (BTC) Search On Google Surpasses Donald Trump In The U.S

  • Bitcoin is the world’s largest cryptocurrency which was founded by Satoshi Nakamoto, an anonymous group of creators.
  • Ahrefs released data about the Top 10 most-Googled items in America on 6th April, 2023.

According to recent data from Ahrefs, a company that publishes digital marketing tips on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Bitcoin continues to be the most searched topic on Google in the United States. Bitcoin search on Google has surpassed other popular topics such as guns, Donald Trump, Chuck Norris, Elvis Presley, Spiderman and the Disney World. Even though there’s constant media consistency around Trump, he only managed to secure the second spot after BTC.

American Citizens Show Interest In BTC

Nevada in the USA is ranked as the most Bitcoin crazy state, as per a state wise comparison and is followed by Hawaii, California, Washington and Florida. The search volume comparison based on Ahrefs data has revealed the interest of Americans in Bitcoin. Furthermore, Nevada’s long-standing gambling reputation is seen as a contributing factor of high interest in Bitcoin.

According to Trading Browser, a company that does crypto research to provide solutions to investors, the finding is credited to lower taxes and local government initiatives aimed at promoting innovation. Google Trends data shows that searches for Trump surpassed Bitcoin for two days in the last 30 days, due to reports of a possible Trump arrest. 

A report from the U.S treasury revealed that North Korea and criminals are using Decentralized Finance (DeFi) services for illicit activities. The report concludes that most money laundering and terrorist financing is still conducted via fiat currency. The Bitcoin Popularity Index (BPI) based on Ahrefs search volume highlights that digital currency has become a major field of interest for U.S citizens. 

Donald Trump, the former president of the U.S, is the second most popular search item while Breaking News comes in third place. This indicates that public figures and news events hold lesser importance as compared to cryptocurrency, even globally. Daniel Larsson, the senior editor of Trading Browser, also stated the same thing. This data suggests that Bitcoin has gained widespread interest among Americans. 

In light of a criminal indictment against Trump, the sales of his NFTs surged five days ago, according to data by OpenSea, an NFT marketplace. Holders of Trump Digital Trading Cards sold a total of 47 tokens, which marked a 462% increase in sales. The trading volume had increased by 220%, resulting in sales of nearly $75k worth of Trump NFTs, as per CryptoSlam, a data aggregating company. 

Google Trends provides a tool for comparing the popularity of different search phrases, offering insight into what the worldwide internet users are interested in.As the prices of BTC rise, public interest in Bitcoin and related cryptocurrency topics will also increase since people are curious about what is driving the surge and whether it is a good time to buy, hold or sell their BTC.



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