Share of mobile searches for the term "olympics" during the Rio Games grew nearly 3X since the London Games of 2012.

Google Data, Worldwide, Jul. 22–Aug. 11, 2012 vs. Jul. 31–Aug. 20, 2016.


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of searches about sneakers during the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight rounds of the 2016 March Madness tournament occurred on mobile.

March 2016 Google Data

March Madness fans are 16X more likely to watch videos related to sports news compared to the average YouTube viewer.

March 2016 Google Data

People watched more than 3 million hours of March Madness videos on YouTube during the first four rounds of the 2016 March Madness tournament.

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