Google has enlightened its search data of the year 2009 and highlights of the year are Rahul Gandhi, Saniya Mirza and Katrina kaif. Rahul Gandhi and Sachin Pilot were acclaimed as the new faces of political leadership in the country Bollywood star Katrina Kaif is the most popular celebrity and tennis star Saniya Mirza is also top on the search of sports personality. The data shows that Love Aaj Kal the most searched movie of the year.
Google India has revealed its year end India Zeitgeist, Zeitgeist” means “the spirit of the times”, for 2009 a contemplation of what Indians searched through the year.
Google accumulates the internet “Zeitgeist” through an exploration of the billions of search queries it receives every year. Additionally to the year-end Zeitgeist, which highlights the top trends of 2009, Google also have various tools that give penetration into global, regional, past and present search trends.
Social networking sites appealed substantial interest on the mobile as well as the web. Facebook and the Spanish social-networking site Tuenti seemed on the fastest rising searches at No.2 and No. 3 respectively. According to Google Official Blog, “Twitter also made our global list for the first time at #4 — undoubtedly propelled by celebrity tweeters from Ashton Kutcher to Miley Cyrus.”
Economic slowdown and recession made people searched their way to meditate and to concentrate.
“As millions of fans said goodbye to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson led the list of our top 10 fastest rising queries across the globe. And a new star was born, too — quirky pop singer Lady Gaga became a search sensation the world over. In addition to appearing on many regional fastest-rising search term lists, from the Czech Republic to Switzerland and Kenya to the United Kingdom, Lady Gaga also landed in the #7 spot on the global fastest rising list,” as pr Google’s Official Blog.
The swine flu epidemic, H1N1 was also the most searched on the web.
Google blog also revealed, “In the U.S., 2009 also saw many people express their thrifty consciousness in response to the sour economy. The most popular made by hand searches including everything from baby food (#2) to laundry detergent (#6). And as more and more turned to comfort foods and recipes to make at home, [chili] became the most popular recipe searched for across the country.”
For more details you can check Zeitgeist site, which showcases many of the appealing trends across various categories and countries.