What the world is searching for ? - 2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist

Now-a-days we use Google almost for everything. Right from cricket scores to movies, educational info to fun and games, addresses, maps,pictures,help,guides everything. Google uncle keep on giving us all the valuable information we always asked for.

But friends, internally Google uncle was tracking what we are searching for. And now Google has collected and analysed what the world has searched for in year 2008. What a valuable information!

This is a great example of data being transformed into information.

Google has aptly named it as "Google zeitgeist 2008".
The word Zeitgest's dictionary meaning is The spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation.
Really by studying the aggregation of the billions of search queries that people type into the Google search box gives us a glimpse into the zeitgeist — the spirit of the times

This website of Google also lists search trends by domains like politics, sports, showbiz, top of mind etc.

A great glimps in to internet searcher's mind! Must watch, must enjoy!


"Google zeitgeist 2008 - India"

Good part about Google zeitgeist 2008 is, it also breaks the information countrywise.

Let's have a look at what India was searching for in year 2008 -
Google retrieved the most frequently-searched terms for the period across many categories like Bollywood Celebrities, Holiday destinations etc. In addition they also looked at the top 10 fastest rising search words in India. This was done by reviewing several thousands of 2008's most popular searches and ranking them based on how much their popularity increased compared to 2007.



Fastest Rising
youtube
orkut
katrina kaif
cricket
irctc
facebook
genelia d'souza
beijing 2008 olympic games
sixth pay commission
ipl

Most Popular
orkut
gmail
yahoo
google
youtube
yahoomail
indian railways
rediff
cricket
katrina kaif


Top searches on Mobile
orkut
yahoo
waptrick
gmail
games
katrina kaif
rediffmail
yahoomail
namitha
google

Top Bollywood Celebrities
katrina kaif
aishwarya rai
salman khan
hrithik roshan
kareena kapoor
shahid kapur
deepika padukone
shahrukh khan
mallika sherawat
genelia d'souza

Top holiday destinations
goa
kerala
kashmir
dubai
singapore
australia
london
shimla
switzerland
manali

Top 'how to' searches
how to reduce weight
how to kiss
how to earn money
how to get pregnant
how to learn english
how to gain weight
how to play guitar
how to create a website
how to impress a girl
how to tie a tie


Know more about the world's search trends by visiting "Google zeitgeist 2008".
What the world is searching for ? - 2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist What the world is searching for ? - 2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist Reviewed by Salil Chaudhary on 06:33 Rating: 5

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