And without further ado, here are the top Google searches for 2012

// December 13th, 2012 // Internet

Google logoFor the 12th year, Google has updated its Zeitgeist site for the year ending 2012, looking at the most popular search trends of the year.  The results are based on 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages.  And without further ado, here is Google’s top searches for 2012.

Top Google Searches

1. Whitney Houston
2. Gangnam Style
3. Hurricane Sandy
4. iPad 3
5. Diablo 3
6. Kate Middleton
7. Olympics 2012
8. Amanda Todd
9. Michael Clarke Duncan
10. BBB12

Top Google Image Searches

1. One Direction
2. Selena Gomez
3. iPhone 5
4. Megan Fox
5. Rihanna
6. Justin Bieber
7. Harry Styles
8. Minecraft
9. Nicki Minaj
10. Katy Perry

The World’s Top Consumer Electronics Searches

1. iPad 3
2. Samsung Galaxy S3
3. iPad Mini
4. Nexus 7
5. Galaxy Note 2
6. Play Station
7. iPad 4
8. Microsoft Surface
9. Kindle Fire
10. Nokia Lumia 920

The World’s Top Google+ Hashtags

1. #SOPA
2. #Awesome
3. #Sandy
4. #IO12
5. #Curiosity
6. #Olympics
7. #SXSW
8. #Debate
9. #BlastFromThePast
10. #Eastwooding

Top Trending Events Of 2012

1. Hurricane Sandy
2. Presidential Election
3. Super Bowl
4. Olympics
5. UEFA Euro 2012
6. KONY Movement
7. SOPA Protest
8. Aurora Shooting
9. Trayvon Martin Case
10. Hurricane Isaac

Top Trending How-To Searches In The U.S.

1. How to love
2. How to rock
3. How to vote
4. How to install
5. How to hate
6. How to archer
7. How to wobble
8. How to calculate
9. How to root
10. How to tebow

Top Trending “What Is” Searches In The U.S.

1. What is SOPA
2. What is Scientology
3. What is KONY
4. What is Yolo
5. What is Instagram
6. What is Pinterest
7. What is Lent
8. What is Obamacare
9. What is iCloud
10. What is Planking

Top Searched Cities in Google Maps In the U.S.

1. San Francisco, CA
2. Chicago, IL
3. Denver, CO
4. Los Angeles, CA
5. New York, NY
6. Dallas, TX
7. Washington, DC
8. Houston, TX
9. Seattle, WA
10. Boston, MA

Top Searched Local Places In Google Maps

1. Hotel
2. Restaurant
3. Walmart
4. Apartment
5. Starbucks
6. Target
7. Parking
8. Bank
9. Camping
10. Home Depot

Top Searches For International Travel Destinations From U.S.

1. Toronto
2. Paris
3. San Juan
4. Cancun
5. Vancouver
6. Rome
7. Montreal
8. Tokyo
9. St Thomas Island
10. San Jose del Cabo

Top Trending Video Games In U.S.

1. Diablo 3
2. Borderlands 2
3. Mass Effect 3
4. Halo 4
5. Skyrim
6. Black Ops 2
7. Madden NFL 13
8. Resident Evil 6
9. WrestleMania XXVIII
10. FIFA 13

Top Google Doodles in U.S.

1. Soccer Doodle
2. Moog Doodle
3. Turing Doodle
4. Halloween Doodle
5. Nemo Doodle
6. Zipper Doodle
7. Valentine’s Day Doodle
8. Archery Doodle
9. Father’s Day Doodle
10. Faberge Doodle

 

Sources: Google Zeitgeist




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