MJ tops Google search terms, ONE HD tops AU rising search terms in 2009

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Last night, we reported on Yahoo’s top searches; and now, its Google’s turn. Google has brought out its search data and compiled the “fastest rising” searches for this year, and are very different to what Yahoo users were searching. Topping the global scale was, obviously, Michael Jackson; while social networking sites Facebook, Tuenti and Twitter placed second, third and forth respectively. Rounding out the top five was the search term “sanalika”.

Fastest falling search terms were a bit obvious, with Euro 2008 and Beijing 2008 placing second and first place. Heath Ledger was third, while Barack Obama and Amy Winehouse took fourth and fifth place. The Nintendo Wii was also in the list in ninth place, French video-sharing site Dailymotion was seventh; and the AOL-owned social network Bebo was eighth.

For Australia, the fastest rising search term was Network Ten’s ONE HD, which started the commercial channel’s launch of their second digital channel; while Twitter was second, thanks to the recent media promotion by celebrities, journalists and politicians. Ten’s Masterchef was placed third, with the Melbourne Cup following that in fourth position and Grooveshark placed fifth.

Most popular search term, however, in Australia was Facebook, followed by (in that order) YouTube, Hotmail, eBay and MySpace. Sixth place, weirdly, went to Google; while Yahoo, Gmail, Bebo and Seek finished the bottom four places in the list.

The full list is below, and you can find the rest of them at their website.

AUSTRALIA – Fastest Rising

  1. one hd
  2. twitter.com
  3. masterchef
  4. melbourne cup 2009
  5. grooveshark
  6. new moon movie
  7. facebook search
  8. trading post auto
  9. smartkiddies
  10. currency converter calculator

AUSTRALIA – Most Popular

  1. facebook
  2. youtube
  3. hotmail
  4. ebay
  5. myspace
  6. google
  7. yahoo
  8. gmail
  9. bebo
  10. seek

GLOBAL – Fastest Rising

  1. michael jackson
  2. facebook
  3. tuenti
  4. twitter
  5. sanalika
  6. new moon
  7. lady gaga
  8. windows 7
  9. dantri.com.vn
  10. torpedo gratis

GLOBAL – Fastest Falling

  1. beijing 2008
  2. euro 2008
  3. heath ledger
  4. barack obama
  5. amy winehouse
  6. kraloyun
  7. dailymotion
  8. bebo
  9. wii
  10. emule

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