(The number of times Pepsi, Coke, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Mountain Dew were searched on Google)
Coke spikes in July 2006 with rumor of secrets being sold. Ok, so there can be a sharp spike in searches when there’s a juicy news story that comes out–as with the case of the story that three people were accused of trying to sell Coke’s recipe secret. But the weird thing is how the search traffic is still continuing to be much higher than normal. But it did die down in December as it also did in Decembers of 2004 and 2005.
honorable mentions for most searched sodas: mountain dew, 7up, dr pepper, monster energy.
It’s rather cool to see the upstart of Monster Energy gain steam. Check out the chart of Monster Energy by itself and you’ll see it’s still increasing.