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Google tells us what we look for

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by temi, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    What do Sarah Palin, Facebook and Euro 2008 have in common?
    They are all on the list of the top 10 fastest-rising queries on Google during 2008.
    The search engine has published its year-end Zeitgeist, the tool which reveals what internet users are searching for.
    The most searched term for Google users in the UK was Facebook while the BBC came second and its iPlayer service was the fastest rising query.
    The list also reveals what global preoccupations are and this year the US election candidates and the Beijing Olympics figure high.
    The things people around the globe have in common are a strong interest in socialising and politics, according to Marissa Mayer, vice-president of search at Google.
    "Social networks comprised four out of the top 10 global fastest-rising queries while the US election held everyone's interest around the globe," she wrote on Google's official blog.

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  2. surreypcsupport

    surreypcsupport New Member Webmaster


    I always find what appears in the top of these lists somewhat disturbing.

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