From the folks that brought you Google Wave Cinema, comes Google Zeitgeist 2010: The Video. As a poignant reminder that the year is almost over, the video highlights the searches that changed our lives or at least the topics of our dinner conversations, from the Gulf Oil Spill to the Thai political crisis to Bed Intruder, this was 2010. With a Vuvuzela thrown in for good measure. → Read More
Microsoft already featured the top search terms entered in its Bing search engine this year, leading us to conclude that “Michael Jackson Beats Out Twitter”. On Bing, that is.
Google once again examined the billions of… → Read More
Whenever you want to take a reading of the current zeitgeist, popular search terms can tell you a lot about what’s on people’s minds. Right now, for instance, the hottest search terms on Google Trends include “lakewood police shooting,” “tiger woods mistress,” “surviving Christmas,” and “cyber monday 2009 deals.” If you look at Trending Topics on Twitter, however, you’ll see “Soul Train Awards.”… → Read More
Google released its 2008 Zeitgeist list of the most popular search terms for the year. Unlike Yahoo’s 2008 list of top search terms, Google looks at the fastest-rising searches of the year. That makes for a slightly more interesting list. (Yahoo’s list was basically a repeat of its 2007 list). Below are the two lists, and you can compare to Google’s list for 2007, which was dominated by… → Read More