Curious what were the hot topic of the inter-web? Google has officially revealed the top 10 key search trends of 2012.
The search engine’s Google Zeitgeist 2012 site is now live, marking its 12th annual look at the 142 trillion search results made up of events, celebs, photos, songs, and trends that got our attention of over the course of 12 months.
One of the top trending search terms in 2012 was Whitney Houston, who passed away this year. And a close second, which was no surprise, Gangnam Style.
Check out the top ten search terms for Google this year in 2012:
1. Whitney Houston
2. Gangnam Style
3. Hurricane Sandy
5. Diablo 3
6. Kate Middleton
7. Olympics 2012
8. Amanda Todd
9. Michael Clarke Duncan
Are you surprised by the results? Leave your comment below and let us know what you think of the year in review via search queries from Google.
Some I suspected, some I didn’t. I had never read the full story on Amanda Todd, how incredibly disturbing and heartbreaking. Also, interesting that there is NOTHING about the Presidential Election. That was pretty huge.