Posted by: Guy Edwards on March 25th, 2011
The search for Bigfoot has gone viral–online. Not since the Georgian Bigfoot hoax of 2008 has “bigfoot” been such a hot search term. You can see the graph below where “bigfoot” peaks in August of 2008.
You can see the keyword “bigfoot” peaking yesterday at 9:00am PST in the screen shot below.
What is causing the stir? Most likely North Carolina’s new Knobby video. Loren Coleman was one of the first to report the video here at Cryptomundo.
Since then we also reported the return of North Carolina’s Knobby Bigfoot, with a little history of the Knobby name at Bigfoot Lunch Club.
More recently MSNBC and NBC affiliates have covered the story with differing opinions. You can read more about the Google Search trends for “bigfoot” or read about NBC Journalist infighting at BigfootLunchClub.com.