Google Zeitgeist: What the world searched for in 2011

By Shawn Knight · 11 replies
Dec 15, 2011
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  1. Google has released Zeitgeist 2011, a year-end look at the most popular search terms throughout the year. The 11th annual report analyzes the hottest and fastest rising queries in a…

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  2. tehbanz

    tehbanz TS Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    Those video's that Google makes are always so touching and stylish, let's hope 2012 is a better year in terms of natural disaster and war/protest. Let's hope that it's not filled with end of times lunatics spreading chaos and disorder. Thanks for a great year of news Techspot, i check your site every day and love the thoughtful comments and witty banter.

    also, who else thought it was weird watching youtube videos, in a youtube video?

    yo dawg....
  3. amstech

    amstech IT Overlord Posts: 1,936   +1,101

    You could rename this article "what teenage girls in america liked" and everything else would fall into place.
  4. I wouldn't call Casey Anthony a celebrity.
  5. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 621   +122

    Agreed, celebrity is not something I would call Casey Anthony. On a lighter note, Yeah Battlefield!!!
  6. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,073   +219

    YAHOO claimed Kim Kard was the number one searched item last year, I think they are full of crap. I think they have search bots spamming her so the media thinks people like her and she gets free news coverage.
  7. Panda218

    Panda218 TS Evangelist Posts: 465   +217

    Yeah I was excited to see it was available, but I was completely disappointed with the results

    I saw rebecca black and...

    (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻)

    I'm done
  8. who the **** is Casey Anthony ??
  9. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,376   +286

    ... and where is Dennis Ritchie? Why he not on there and Libya was also big key events, so is the EU fiasco. Oh well, nice video though, very stylish as someone already said.
  10. I guess these results are after they filtered out all the porn searches.
  11. Oh look, Google+ ad.
  12. I bet a lot people will search for it on google as a result of this lol

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