In Brief

See what topped the Google Zeitgeist report for 2011 globally.

As the year 2011 draws to an end, Google has released its annual Zeitgeist report that compiles an outlook on how the world searched. Apple-related searches, such as iPhone 5, Steve Jobs and iPad 2, took over the Top 10 global searches, ranking in at No. 6, No. 9 and No. 10. However, what topped the list is Rebecca Black, coming in at No. 1. Black is a teenager who created the one-hit-wonder ‘Friday,’ which was loved and hated by millions on YouTube.

The Google Zeitgeist also ranks searches according to certain categories, like People, News, Sports, Travel and Pets. Users can also find out top “What Is” searches and fastest falling searches from the previous year. Top 10 lists are created for different countries too, so you can see how other continents stacked up.

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