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Google Zeitgeist 2012: The Year In Review

PSY In Singapore - Gangnam Style
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13 December 2012, Singapore – Google’s annual Zeitgeist is out.   It looks at 2012 through the eyes of the world on the web.  Zeitgeist is German for “the spirit of the times” and Google uses the over one trillion search queries it receives annually to come up with the highlights of the top trends for 2012.

 

 

Singapore’s Trending Searches
1      Olympics 2012
2      Gangnam Style
3      SOPA
4      Legoland Malaysia
5      Zerg Rush
6      City Harvest Church
7      JCube
8      Hurricane Sandy
9      KONY 2012
10    US Elections

 

Singapore’s Trending People
1      Jeremy Lin
2      Lee Kuan Yew
3      Whitney Houston
4      Kate Middleton
5      Amy Cheong
6      Amanda Todd
7      Makiyo
8      Kony
9      Adele
10    Usain Bolt

 

Trending Songs
1      Gangnam Style
2      Payphone
3      Titanium
4      Super Bass
5      Drive By
6      Starships
7      Lego House
8      Some Nights
9      Stereo Hearts
10    Wide Awake

 

Most Searched Travel Destinations
1      Legoland Malaysia
2      Hong Kong
3      Bangkok
4      Bintan
5      Bali
6      Maldives
7      Korea
8      Phuket
9      Langkawi
10    Genting Highlands

 

Most Searched Kpop Acts
1      Psy
2      SNSD
3      Big Bang
4      Hyuna
5      Shinee
6      2NE1
7      Kim Jong Kook
8      Lee Hyori
9      Jay Park
10    SS501

 

Most Searched TV Shows
1      Running Man
2      Game of Thrones
3      Rooftop Prince
4      Vampire Diaries
5      Fairy Tail
6      Secret Garden
7      Jumong
8      Pretty Little Liars
9      Dream High 2
10    Love Rain

 

Most Searched Foods & Drinks
1      Rainbow Cake
2      Chilled Beancurd
3      Cupcakes
4      Chocolate Cake
5      Sushi
6      Korean Bbq
7      Pizza
8      Fried Chicken
9      Xiao Long Bao
10    Fish And Chips

 

Most Searched Athletes
1      Jeremy Lin
2      Shinji Kagawa
3      Michael Phelps
4      Robin van Persie
5      Lebron James
6      Eden Hazard
7      Mckayla Maroney
8      Andy Murray
9      Son Yeon Jae
10    Feng Tianwei

 

Most Searched News
1      Diaoyu Islands
2      Loan Shark
3      Syria
4      Eurozone
5      Hurricane Sandy
6      Costa Concordia
7      US Elections
8      Myanmar
9      Fukushima
10    MRT Breakdown

 

Most Searched ‘What is…?’
1      What is SOPA?
2      What is scientology?
3      What is LTE?
4      What is YOLO?
5      What is Gangnam?
6      What is KONY?
7      What is hypertension?
8      What is sustainability?
9      What is antimatter?
10    What is Bersih?

 

Most Searched Newsmakers
1      Mitt Romney
2      Bo Xilai
3      Ng Boon Gay
4      Zhuo Yongkang
5      Ron Paul
6      Kong Hee
7      Yaw Shin Leong
8      Cecilia Sue
9      Lance Armstrong
10    Howard Shaw

 

 

Most Searched Celebrities
1      Kristen Stewart
2      Lana Del Rey
3      Kate Upton
4      Tom Hardy
5      Liam Hemsworth
6      Morgan Freeman
7      Josh Hutcherson
8      Jeremy Renner
9      Taylor Schilling
10    Lee Hyun Woo

Most Searched Online Stores
1      ASOS
2      Zalora
3      Reebonz
4      Love Bonito
5      Etsy
6      Urban Outfitters
7      Agneselle
8      Rakuten
9      Hollyhoque
10    Dressabelle

Most Searched Fashion Labels
1      Louis Vuitton
2      Kate Spade
3      Longchamp
4      Gucci
5      Chanel
6      Burberry
7      Hermes
8      Miu Miu
9      Balenciaga
10    Ralph Lauren

Most Searched on Mobile
1      Restaurants
2      Bars
3      Liverpool
4      Arsenal
5      Manchester United
6      MRT Map
7      Coffee
8      Stomp
9      Euro 2012
10    Gangnam Style

Check out more at google.com.zeitgeist .

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