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UPDATE: Winner of the $1,000 Hallmark Christmas Movie Dream Job Announced!
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or in association with, CenturyLink, Crown Media, and Hallmark. We always knew Hallmark lovers existed, but we didn’t know there were 218,800 of them. 218,800 of you applied for the Hallmark Christmas Movie Dream Job, making it difficult to choose the applicant with the […]
Internet Scams Are Taking America’s Money
A Nigerian prince does not have millions of dollars to share with you. The IRS is not threatening to seize your tax return. Your social security number is not suspended or compromised. These are just some of the common internet scams fraudsters use to gain personal information; thousands of people are scammed every year into […]
Most Popular International Travel Destination by State
Travel can be an exhilarating experience. There’s nothing like imagining a trip in anticipation—all the Instagram pics to take, the new foods to try, and the cultural nuances to explore. It’s no surprise then that in 2017, nearly 10% of the US population (over 38 million people) made the voyage across borders—and in some instances, […]
Most Popular Social App by State in 2019
Out of the 11 hours a day the average American spends interacting with electronic media, we dedicate around 45 minutes of that time to social media apps. But the way each American spends their hour or so connecting with friends, reading the news, and watching the most recent viral video differs from person to person […]
Each State’s Most-Googled Relationship Question
No matter if you celebrate Valentine’s, Galentine’s, or Singles Awareness Day, there’s no avoiding February’s hallmarks: frilly heart decorations, cupid silhouettes, and punny Valentines (though you can skip the Necco conversation hearts this year; they won’t be available again until 2020). Whether you’re in a relationship, happily single, looking for love, or prefer to check […]
Internet Scams by State: Are You At Risk?
The internet transcends lines on the map, connecting us to faraway friends and a world of information, fast—but when it comes to online crime, your home (or IP) address couldn’t be more relevant. Internet scams aren’t one size fits all; the FBI lists seven major types of internet fraud, including phishing, data breaches, and denial […]
Your State’s Favorite Hallmark Christmas Movie
If Hallmark® movies are your passion, December is far and away the most wonderful time of the year. Last year, 72 million viewers tuned into the popular channel and treated themselves to wholesome love stories against the backdrop of falling snow, presents under the tree, and a hearty helping of Christmas spirit. Do your Hallmark […]
Your State’s Favorite PBS Kids Show
The popularity of PBS™ kids shows spans generations. With the youngsters heading back to school, they’re also back to tuning into their before and after school favorite shows—some of which might have been your favorites, too. Classics like Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and Sesame Street, which have taught lessons about caring and sharing to generations of […]
What Does Your State Gobble—Er, Google®—on Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re like many Americans, the word itself conjures the sweet scent of pumpkin pie, mouth-watering images of mashed potatoes, and (perhaps) an undercurrent of anxiety about cooking that all-important turkey just right. But no matter how steeped they are in Thanksgiving traditions, people in every state still […]
What Your State is Googling on Halloween
With Halloween just around the (haunted) corner, the team at CenturyLinkQuote wondered what Americans are up to during this spooky season. And what better way than to take a peek at the nation’s search habits? Using Google Trends to look at top search queries near All Hallow’s Eve last year, the CLQ team found some […]