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Up and Down With the Kardashians

Plot Google Trends data to find the most famous Kardashian/Jenner sister. Is it Kim? Kendall? Kylie?

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  • 10 tasks
  • 1,330 participants
  • 1,500 XP

Project Description

While I'm not a fan nor a hater of the Kardashians and Jenners, the polarizing family intrigues me. Why? Their marketing prowess. Say what you will about them and what they stand for, they are great at the hype game. Everything they touch turns to content.

In this Project, you will explore the data underneath the hype in the form of search interest data from Google Trends. You'll recreate the Google Trends plot to visualize their ups and downs over time, then make a few custom plots of your own. And you'll answer the big question: is Kim even the most famous sister anymore?

This Project provides the opportunity to apply the skills covered in DataCamp's Data Manipulation with pandas and Manipulating Time Series Data in Python and their prerequisite courses.

Project Tasks

  • 1The sisters and Google Trends
  • 2Better "kolumn" names
  • 3Pesky data types
  • 4From object to integer
  • 5From object to datetime
  • 6Set month as index
  • 7The early Kim hype
  • 8Kylie's rise
  • 9Smooth out the fluctuations with rolling means
  • 10Who's more famous? The Kardashians or the Jenners?
David Venturi

Curriculum Manager at DataCamp

David is a Curriculum Manager at DataCamp. After majoring in Chemical Engineering and Economics, David created a personalized data science master's program using online resources. He has studied hundreds of online courses and created several himself. To connect, reach out on LinkedIn.

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    Data ManipulationData VisualizationImporting & Cleaning Data