The most popular 2012 searches

December 13th, 2012 at 2:00 pm by David Farrar

The 2012 Zeitgeist for NZ is here. The overall top ten trending were:

  1. Olympics
  2. Volvo Ocean Race
  3. One Direction
  4. Kizi
  5. Whitney Houston
  6. Gangnam Style
  7. Pinterest
  8. Diablo 3
  9. Hurricane Sandy
  10. 9GAG

9GAG is fun!

The top ten trending news events:

  1. Kim Dotcom
  2. Tongariro
  3. Transit Of Venus
  4. Belarus
  5. Marmite
  6. Margaret Mahy
  7. Jock Hobbs
  8. White Island
  9. Give Way Rules
  10. Sophie Pascoe

And the global top 10 were:

  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

No I have no idea what BBB12 is either!

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2 Responses to “The most popular 2012 searches”

  1. Pete George (21,830 comments) says:

    No I have no idea what BBB12 is either!

    That statement will set off another spate of Google searches on it.

    Maybe no one else knows either, that’s why they google it.

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  2. chiz (1,095 comments) says:

    Porn doesn’t show up on these lists. I wonder if these are censored? Google’s name-completion doesn’t seem to want to handle ‘fuck’.

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