Have Cats Really Taken Over the Internet?

I Can Haz Cheezburger has mainstreamed the internet cat. It seems like the internet has gone to the cats. There’s even an agency dedicated to “catvertising” dedicated to integrating cats into every internet experience. But is it really all cats? I performed some scientific tests to find out who gets more pixels and posts, cats or dogs?




Bing Results



Google Search Results



Search volume over the last 7 years

declined significantly

 declined slightly

Tone of comments about cats and dogs on Twitter.

49% negative
31% neutral
20% positive

36% negative
33% neutral
31% positive

Fans on Facebook



You Tube Videos



Klout Score



All of this data leads to two undisputable conclusions:

1) Klout scores are not to be trusted

2) Cats have not taken over the internet, in fact dogs rule the web.

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