Monday, December 19, 2011

Top 10 Most Fastest Rising Searches in 2011

Top 10 Most Fastest Rising Searches in 2011: Zeitgeist 2011: How the World Searched, What mattered in 2011? Zeitgeist sorted billions of Google searches to capture the year’s 10 fastest-rising global queries and the rest of the spirit of 2011.

Rebecca Black
#1 Fastest Rising Search
Rebecca Black made a big splash on the Internet with the release of her 2011 pop single “Friday”. The music video catapulted the then 13-year-old to celebrity status after the video went viral, receiving over 167 million views on YouTube.

#2 Fastest Rising Search
In June 2011, Google entered the social networking space with the launch of Google+. In the three weeks following its announcement, Google+ amassed a user base of more than 10 million people.

Ryan Dunn
#3 Fastest Rising Search
Best known for his daredevil stunts on the reality TV shows “Jackass” and “Viva La Bam”, Ryan Dunn lost his life in a car accident on 20 June 20 2011 at the age of 34.

Casey Anthony
#4 Fastest Rising Search
Young mother Casey Anthony was charged with first-degree murder when the remains of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee were found in a wooded area near her home in Orlando, Florida. A jury found her not guilty on 5 July 2011.

Battlefield 3
#5 Fastest Rising Search
The highly anticipated release of EA’s first-person shooter video game, Battlefield 3, sold 5 million copies in its first week.
iPhone 5
#6 Fastest Rising Search
Consumers and analysts alike anticipated the release of Apple’s newest smartphone many months prior to its arrival. Rumoured features included a larger screen, edge-to-edge glass, an 8 megapixel camera and extensive voice controls. Many believed the phone would be called the iPhone 5.

#7 Fastest Rising Search
Adele rocked the music industry with the release of her sophomore album “21”, which sold 208,000 copies in the UK in its first week and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart for 16 consecutive weeks. The album catapulted the 22-year-old to record-breaking success and international acclaim.

#8 Fastest Rising Search
The Japanese government ordered the evacuation of thousands of residents living near the 東京 電力 (TEPCO) Fukushima I Plant after the 2011 earthquake badly damaged several nuclear reactors.

Steve Jobs
#9 Fastest Rising Search
Steve Jobs inspired millions of people around the world with his passion and creativity. The technological visionary revolutionised the way people live and work with the aid of Mac computers, iPods, iPhones and iPads.

#10 Fastest Rising Search
iPad 2 took the world by storm when 500,000 of the second-generation tablets were sold on their debut weekend. Seen as a sleeker, lightweight alternative to its predecessor, iPad 2 sold out across virtually all channels in its first week.
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