Miss Philippines trends in US as Megan Young wins Miss World title

The search term “Miss Philippines” has become a trending topic in the United States after Megan Young was named Miss World 2013 in Indonesia.

The topic ranked 7th on the “Trending Now” box at Yahoo.com with several high-profile websites such as ABC News, People Magazine, CNN, BBC News, The Christian Science Monitor and others publishing news stories about the event.

On Twitter, the hashtag #Philippines became one of the trending topics nationwide, along with other related terms such as “Megan Young,” “Manila,” and “Filipino.”

A U.S. trending topic about anything from the Philippines rarely occurs. Thanks to Megan Young, it is happening now.