The Words We Searched in 2010, From Google

What do the terms Chatroulette, iPad and Justin Bieber have in common? No, they are not a part of a new Internet-inspired movie; they were the “fastest rising” terms typed into Google’s search engine over the past year.During the closing month of the year, Google releases its Google Zeitgeist report that corrals and aggregates “billions of search queries people type into Google” over the year. Google says the “Zeitgeist captures the spirit of 2010.”
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/09/the-words-we-searched-in-2010-from-google/Also see:Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber rank high in Google’s Zeitgeist list for UK
Google publishes its annual Zeitgeist – the list of the year’s most popular UK search terms – and it reveals that a fascination with Americana is in rude health, with gossip and news about “celebutante” Kim Kardashian and YouTube darling and teeny-bopper Justin Bieber in high demand.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/dec/09/justin-bieber-kardashian-google-zeitgeist

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