Here’s How Long It Takes the Internet to Forget a Missing Person | TIME

The Internet’s interest over time is measured by Google’s historical search volume index data, whose values reflect the number of Google searches made for a particular term relative to the total number of searches done on Google over time. Downward lines represent declining popularity, according to Google, and thus the steep declines are one way to quantify how quickly missing people fade away from the Internet’s collective mind.

Just because an unresolved missing persons case has generated less interest online doesn’t mean it’ll be forgotten significantly faster.

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