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Google Zeitgeist Reveals What Mattered in 2011

23rd December 2011

Google, known for innovation, is constantly creating unique ways to view the data searched through them on the World Wide Web. Their Zeitgeist tool provides a comprehensive snapshot of 2011’s most popular searches.

Top 10 Google searches in 2011:

Rebecca Black made a viral splash with her single ‘Friday’ which catapulted the 13 year old to celebrity status, after receiving 167 million YouTube views.

- In June 2011 Google launched Google+ which amassed a user base of 10 million after 3 days.

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died in a car accident at the age of 2011.

- Young mother Casey Anthony was charged with 1st degree murder of her 2 year old daughter in Florida and was found not guilty.

- Battlefield 3, EA’s shooter video game sold 5 million copies in its first week of release.

- iPhone 5 and iPad 2 feature on the list, and UK singer Adele who rocked the music industry with the release of her record breaking album 21.

- The Japanese government ordered the evacuation of the area surrounding the Fukushima plant after the 20211 earthquake damaged several nuclear reactors.

Apple’s creative genius Steve Jobs died in 2011. He inspired millions worldwide with his passion and creativity.

Agile web development by Byte9