Wednesday, December 02, 2009

The Most Searched-For Terms on Google 2009...

It's nearly the end of the year and the Google Zeitgeist has been released - the search engine's annual report on the most popular keywords people searched for. It's a fascinating glimpse into the public psyche when taken in aggregate.

(All results reflect the U.S. only)


Most Popular Overall

1. twitter
2. michael jackson
3. facebook
4. hulu
5. hi5
6. glee
7. paranormal activity
8. natasha richardson
9. farrah fawcett
10. lady gaga


Most Popular in the News (this is scary)

1. swine flu
2. susan boyle
3. jon and kate
4. adam lambert
5. rihanna (chris brown)
6. new moon
7. inauguration
8. michael jackson
9. nadya suleman
10. missing link found


Most Popular Political Headlines

1. swine flu
2. inauguration
3. rush limbaugh
4. rod blagojevich
5. henry louis gates
6. h1b
7. california budget
8. al franken
9. sonia sotomayor
10. mark sanford


Most Popular Economy-Related Searches

1. crisis
2. cash for clunkers
3. iceland
4. california
5. recession
6. obama
7. unemployment rate
8. green
9. great depression
10. inflation
  

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