ConsenSys used search terms like "Blockchain," "Bitcoin," "Ethereum," and "Cryptocurrency," found that digital asset searches are becoming increasingly popular around the world.
Search terms "Donald Trump" and "Bitcoin" were neck and neck for the past twelve months in worldwide search rankings. But in the last three months of explosive price action in Bitcoin, interest in the cryptocurrency on Google moved higher, far outpacing searches of the president.
Bitcoin searches were most popular across "continental Europe, India, Brazil, and much of eastern Asia," according to ConsenSys citing Google Trends data. The increased searches suggest that rising Bitcoin prices have sparked animal spirits and curiosity to discover more about the cryptocurrency online. Here's what "Donald Trump" and "Bitcoin" searches look like on a map: