Google Zeitgeist 2010: iPad, Justin Bieber, Glee Among Top Searches in U.S.


Apple's iPad also took the top spot on Google's list of the fastest-rising terms globally, but was followed by Justin Bieber at No. 2, Facebook at No. 3 and Twitter at No. 4.

Google also manages to mine its data to pull out a few extra quirky tidbits every year. On the list of the fastest-rising costumes, for example, reality star Snooki took the top spot. The most searched for haircut was L'il Wayne and the most searched for dance move was the dougie dance.

Despite the variations year to year, Effrat said some things stay static. Chili, for example, has topped the list of the most searched for recipes for two years running (followed by other comfort foods, such as pizza, banana bread and cheesecake).

Google also ranks the fastest-rising diets, workouts, commercials and more. For full rankings of several of Google Zeitgeist's list, click on to the next page.

Google Zeitgeist Lists Range From Serious to the Silly

Top 10 Fastest Rising Search Terms 2010 (Global)
1. iPad
2. Justin Bieber
3. Facebook
4. Twitter
5. Chatroulette (social video chatting site)
6. Nicki Minaj
7. Friv (free online games)
8. Myxer (free ringtones, MP3s, wallpaper)
9. Katy Perry
10. Gamezer (online games)

Top Fastest Rising News in the U.S.
1. oil spill
2. Haiti
3. earthquake
4. Sandra Bullock
5. Favre
6. Lindsay Lohan
7. immigration
8. Apple
9. unemployment
10. Tiger Woods

Fastest Rising People in the U.S.
1. Justin Bieber
2. Kesha
3. Wiz Khalifa
4. Nicki Minaj
5. Christina Hendricks
6. Heidi Montag
7. Katy Perry
8. Kid Cudi
9. Kim Kardashian
10. Lindsay Lohan

Top fastest rising song lyrics in the U.S.
1. B.O.B. - "Airplanes"
2. Nicki Minaj - "Your Love"
3. Travie McCoy - Billionaire"
4. Katy Perry - "California Gurls"
5. Chris Brown - "Deuces"
6. Justin Bieber - "Eenie Meenie"
7. Katy Perry - "Firework"
8. Far East Movement - "Like a g6"
9. Eminem - "Space Bound"
10. Katy Perry - "Teenage Dream"

Top DIY (do-it-yourself) in the U.S.
1. diy centerpieces
2. diy decorating
3. diy crafts
4. diy costumes
5. diy invitations
6. diy furniture
7. diy clothes
8. diy aquarium
9. diy audio
10. diy solar

Fastest Rising Internet Memes in the U.S.
1. forever alone meme
2. inception meme
3. keanu meme
4. tumblr meme
5. frog meme
6. ducreaux meme
7. amber lamps
8. cigar guy
9. deal with it meme
10. double rainbow

Zeitgeist Report Explores Popular Searches in Sports, Politics

Fastest Rising Image Search in the U.S.
1. Jersey Shore
2. Kesha
3. Justin Bieber
4. Nicki Minaj
5. Katy Perry
6. Avatar movie
7. Facebook
8. iPhone
9. Haiti earthquake
10. iPad

Fastest Rising in Sports in the U.S.
1. World Cup schedule
2. Olympics
3. Lebron James
4. ESPN 3
5. UFC
6. World Cup scores
7. Ryder Cup
8. curling
9. Randy Moss
10. Shaun White

Fastest Rising Elections Queries in the U.S.
1. Election results
2. California election
3. Massachusetts election
4. primary election results
5. prop 19
6. midterm election results
7. Nevada election results
8. Pelosi election results
9. Alaska election results
10. election polls

Fastest Rising Diets in the U.S.
1. hcg diet
2. the kind diet
3. paleo diet
4. p90x diet
5. 17 day diet
6. twinkie diet
7. dukan diet
8. Jackie Warner diet
9. Taco Bell diet
10. Dr. Oz diet

Fastest Rising Dance moves in the U.S.
1. Dougie dance
2. Zumba dance
3. Glee safety dance
4. John Wall dance
5. wobble line dance
6. diski dance
7. potty dance
8. shuffle dance
9. time warp dance
10. cabbage patch dance

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