Welcome to the First Ever

Global Interest Map

What Does a Year on the Internet Actually Look Like?

Back in December, we were trying to give meaning to 2014 and we wondered: what if instead of relying on news stories to define the year, we explored the keywords that triggered their consumption around the world? It's the difference between “Ferguson” - the story - and “police,” the catalyst in numerous stories. This map helps visualize those patterns. Enjoy the view.



The data shown is based upon Page Views of all organic content published to Outbrain's global network during the period Oct 2013 to Sept 2014. In countries where Outbrain does not yet offer native language support and/or has local publishers in-network, the data shown reflects consumption of foreign publications.


Outbrain is the discovery engine that connects more than half a billion unique users to content on their favorite online publisher sites every month. We know what audiences are drawn to when they're browsing content because we're the magnet that draws them in.

Our supersmart Business Intelligence team analyzes data on a daily basis from our headquarters in New York and offices in other parts of the World.

Outbrain reaches over half a billion unique visitors a month and is ranked number one by comScore globally (Distributed content, comScore - January 2015).

Outbrain makes over 200 billion recommendations to users every month.

Outbrain serves content recommendations to users in over 150 countries.

Outbrain employees represent a total of 23 spoken languages. We're a truly global organization.

Outbrain partners with publishers and marketers in over 50 countries.

Outbrain gathers 100,000 data signals per second that feed over 50 algorithms serving you the right content at the right time.

Outbrain has 13 offices located in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and South America, including recent launches in Japan, New Zealand & Ireland.

During 2014, over 11,000 marketers promoted content on Outbrain's platform.

58 of the AdAge U.S. 100 top media spenders promote content with Outbrain, in addition to thousands of small and medium-sized businesses during 2014.

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