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?

 

Cats

Dogs

Bing Results

 458,000,000

 525,000,000

Google Search Results

 456,000,000

 554,000,000

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

573,810

 842,374

You Tube Videos

 861,000

 1,140,000

Klout Score

 31

 29

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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