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How Big is Google's Announcement? A Look at One-Day Global Mentions

Google announced this week that their operations will undergo a major restructuring. Now Google and its enterprises will be operated by a holding company known as Alphabet. This move means major shifts in both their business and innovation. As analysts pore over the details and examine the future of Google's products such as search, advertising, YouTube, and driverless cars, let's have a look at the global discussion.

This interactive map shows mentions of Google from global sources between August 10 and 11 when Google announced the change compared to mentions from the same time the week before. According to the data, extracted from the GDELT Global Knowledge Graph, the amount of coverage doubled, from about 6000 mentions from 246 sources to over 12700 from 513 sources.

 

 

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