Google has released the most searched trends on its search engine in 2012 and as expected PSY or Gangnam video and Whitney Houston topped the list in several categories.
Here is a list of top trending searches category-wise as per the Zeitgeist report 2012 for India:
Ek Tha Tiger
Saif Ali Khan
Ek Tha Tiger
Gateway Of India
Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Freedom Park Bangalore
Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Ramlila Ground Delhi
Siddhivinayak Temple, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Itpl, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Vilasrao Deshmukh Death
Aseem Trivedi Cartoons
Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Earthquake In Chennai
Pranab Mukharjee President
Rajesh Khanna Death
Zeitgeist 2012 is a Google site where the team of Google search engine has analysed more than one trillion queries in 2012 to showcase what the world searched for.
The team studied an aggregation of over one trillion searches (or queries) that people typed into Google Search this year, using data from multiple sources, including Google Trends and internal data tools. They have, of course, filtered out spam and repeat queries to build lists that best reflect the spirit of 2012.
The “trending” queries are the searches that had the highest amount of traffic over a sustained period in 2012 as compared to 2011.
The “most searched” queries are the most popular terms for 2012—ranked in order of the queries with the largest volume of searches.
Privacy & Security
All the searches we studied are anonymous. No personal information was used, said the team on its website.