Many more people want to know about bitcoin (BTC), if the increasing number of Google searches is to be believed.

Just as it did when it announced the popularity of “blockchain” as a search term earlier in November, Google said its data found “bitcoin” searches this week on the increase, although far from the all-time-high weekly search volume set from Dec. 17-23, 2017.

Still, the weekly number of worldwide searches for the keyword “bitcoin” has reached levels not seen since the first week in April, CoinDesk reported.

Who was doing the searching? According to Google, most of the searches over the past week came from Nigeria, South Africa and Austria. The U.S. ranked 19th. Read more here.

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