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Google Zeitgeist 2011 – Top Searches of the year

Google-Zeitgeist-2011The annual glimpse into the mind of the UK Google searcher.

 

 

 

Fastest-rising searches

1. Royal wedding

2. iPhone 5

3. Fifa 12

4. Groupon

5. iPad 2

6. Ryan Dunn

7. Adele

8. Minecraft

9. Rebecca Black

 

10. Ed Sheeran

Fastest-rising people

1. Ryan Dunn

2. Adele

3. Rebecca Black

4. Ed Sheeran

5. Amy Winehouse

6. Charlie Sheen

7. Steve Jobs

8. Kate Middleton

9. Nicki Minaj

10. Darren Criss

How to …

1. How to revise

2. How to snog

3. How to reference

4. How to wallpaper

5. How to draw

6. How to sleep

7. How to flirt

8. How to geek

9. How to pronounce

10. How to shuffle

Fastest-rising movies

1. Breaking Dawn

2. Final Destination 5

3. Mean Girls 2

4. True Grit

5. Conan the Barbarian

6. Scream 4

7. The Inbetweeners

8. Little Fockers

9. Transformers 3

10. Unstoppable

Fastest-rising sports terms

1. Haye vs Klitschko

2. Olympic tickets 2012

3. Arsenal transfer

4. Six Nations 2011

5. Wimbledon 2011

6. Grand National 2011

7. Wrestlemania 27

8. Copa America 2011

9. Randy Savage

10. Dan Wheldon

Top food and drink

1. Asda

2. Recipes

3. Tesco

4. Sainsburys

5. Pizza

6. Chicken

7. Chocolate

8. Dominos

9. Morrisons

10. Argos

What is …

1. What is AV

2. What is scampi

3. What are truffles

4. What are piles

5. What is 4D

6. What are cookies

7. What is copyright

8. What is zumba

9. What is iCloud

10. What is probate

Top travel destinations

1. Las Vegas

2. New York

3. Disneyland Paris

4. Jamaica

5. Orlando

6. Barbados

7. Hawaii

8. Caribbean

9. Florida

10. Cuba

Top celebrities

1. Kim Kardashian

2. Victoria Beckham

3. Emma Watson

4. Scarlett Johansson

5. Jennifer Aniston

6. Britney Spears

7. Megan Fox

8. Ricky Gervais

9. Jessica Jane

10. Angelina Jolie

Top UK searches

1. Facebook

2. YouTube

3. Hotmail

4. eBay

6. Google

7. BBC

8. Amazon

9. Argos

10. Yahoo

News top 10 (top searches on news.google.co.uk)

1. BBC News

2. Arsenal

3. Facebook

4. YouTube

5. Cheryl Cole

6. iPhone 5

7. Liverpool

8. Kate Middleton

9. Manchester United

10. Justin Bieber

Fastest-rising football searches

1. Anzhi Makhachkala

2. Arsenal transfer

3. Liverpool rumours

4. Joey Barton Twitter

5. Sky Sports transfer

6. Fifa ultimate team

7. Eric Abidal

8. Copa America 2011

9. Billy Sharp

10. Demba Ba

Fastest-rising TV programme

1. X Factor 2011

2. Apprentice 2011

3. X Factor USA

4. NCIS season 9

5. House season 8

6. Glee season 3

7. Thundercats 2011

8. Big Brother 13

9. Supernatural season 7

10. Smallville season 10

Top tickets

1. Train tickets

2. Cheap tickets

3. 2012 tickets

4. Theatre tickets

5. Ticketmaster

6. BBC tickets

7. Concert tickets

8. O2

9. Liverpool tickets

10. Leeds tickets

Bargain hunting

1. Cheap flights

2. Cheap holidays

3. Cheap hotels

4. Cheap tickets

5. Cheap insurance

6. Cheap cars

7. Cheap breaks

8. Cheap shoes

9. Cheap dresses

10. Cheap clothes

 

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