Google zeitgeist : Rebecca Black beats Apple as 2011's top searches revealed

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Google have revealed their 2011 zeitgeist list, rounding up the most searched-for terms on their dominant search engine over the past 12 months. Celebs, memes, tech and games all make the list, with "Friday" viral pop star Rebecca Black…

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Google shows off 2008's top searches

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When you’re the world’s biggest Internet search engine, you can be pretty confident that you’re getting a pretty representative sample of what people are searching for online.

Google’s annual Zeitgeist covers a number of topics, showing what the top global searches are. Here’s a few highlights.

Unsurprisingly, US politics played a major role in searches, with Barack Obama, John McCain and Sarah Palin all being searched for, either by name or with “who is” preceding their surname…

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