Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Google

+ - "Whitney Houston" beats out "iPad 3" as most Googled term for 2012->

Submitted by
tsamsoniw
tsamsoniw writes "#SOPA was the top hashtagged term on Google+ this past year, according to Google's Zeitgeist 2012, beating out such terms as #Sandy, #Discovery, #Olympics, and #Debates. Apple, meanwhile, can claim having the most-searched products on Google in 2012: iPad 3 was the fourth most-Googled term for the year. The fact that SOPA ranked at the top as the top hashtag is rather interesting, considering all the major events that went down this past year (Olympic, Discovery, elections). But then, we are talking about the most hashtagged terms specifically on Google+ and not, say, Twitter, so the sample likely isn't all too representative of the average social networker. Apple, meanwhile, proved to be the purveyor of the most Google-searched products for 2012. iPad 3 ranked fourth on the list of overall top 10 Google searches for 2012. Topping that list was "Whitney Houston," followed by "Gangam Style" in the second spot, and "Hurricane Sandy" in the third."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

"Whitney Houston" beats out "iPad 3" as most Googled term for 2012

Comments Filter:

To err is human -- to blame it on a computer is even more so.

Working...