Google Unveils "Most Googled Search" For 2012

Author: Dan Reyes
Published: December 14, 2012 at 9:38 am

Search giant Google has released the most searched topic on Google for this year, both globally and in the United States.

According to Google's report, the top-searched topic in Google for 2012 are the following:

1. Whitney Houston
2. "Gangnam Style"
3. Hurricane Sandy
4. iPad 3
5. Diablo 3 video game
6. Kate Middleton
7. 2012 London Olympics
8. Amanda Todd
9. Michael Clarke Duncan
10. "Big Brother Brazil 2012" TV show

Google has been compiling in-depth lists of the most popular searches from different countries around the world since year 2000, publishing them as the annual year-end Zeitgeist. This year's Zeitgeist is the most expansive to date, with 838 lists from 55 countries.

The list also becomes available in a just-released Google Zeitgeist Android app, with an iOS version coming soon.


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