Another great source for awards' trivia is the Academy's own database, which you can access at the Oscars Awards Database.

One of the more telling stats is which website (beyond Google) sends the most traffic to ABC's official Oscar page. And the winner goes to...Facebook at 7.5 percent. This is a sign that even the Academy Awards has gone social.

I have to wrap this up now; my wife is giving me dirty looks—the Bachelor is about to propose to some woman getting out of a helicopter. Along with the other virtues of Internet connectivity, I've found that couch surfing can be a great escape mechanism. If you're one of the people who searched on, "When is the Academy Awards?" it's this Sunday, March 7, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Bill Tancer is an Internet trend analyst, columnist and author of the New York Times best-seller Click—What Millions Do Online and Why It Matters .


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