Every year, Google comes out with its most searched content, and this year is no exception. The results are both surprising and not surprising considering all that has happened this year in Technology industry. Steve Jobs' death hit the internet like a tsunami and millions of Apple users cried out at once with a slew of internet queries about his death. In fact, 3 of the top ten Google Searches for 2011 involve Apple in some way. So without further ado...here are the top Google searches for 2011!
"It's Friday, Friday! Gotta Get Down on Friday!"
However sad Rebecca Black's song was, we can't deny that A LOT of people wanted to hear it, for whatever reason. She got searched more than even Google's own product!
Of course, Google needs to promote itself, and it was one of the most fantastic social media launches ever, with millions of sign-ups in the first month if its premier.
The death of Ryan Dunn, a member of the Jackass crew, hit the internet hard when news of his fiery death was announced this summer. His name was even trending on Twitter for a short time as so many fans were talking about his tragic death.
The trial of the new decade captivated the country before, during and after the trial when Casey Anthony, who was charged with killing her 2 year old daughter, was found not guilty.
The much anticipated video game for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 launched to the eagerly waiting hands of gamer guys and gals around the world.
iPhone 5- Oops - no wait...it's still just iPhone4
The (also) much anticipated launch of the iPhone 5 was met with disappointment when Apple released not the iPhone 5, but the iPhone4S. Once everybody figured out how to use Siri though, they were placated.
Adele exploded onto the music scene, and has enjoyed several smash hits world-wide with her Album '21' with songs such as 'Rolling in the Deep' and 'Someone Like You'.
Tepco (Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant)
The Japanese Earthquake and subsequent tsunami made worldwide headlines this past year, with most surrounding the Nuclear Power Plant damages.
The untimely death of the late Steve Jobs rocked the technology and Apple communities early this fall. It was a huge loss to the digital, marketing and Apple communities as he was a visionary in many different fields.
Of course the iPad 2 makes this list as the tenth most searched term of the 2011 year. Probably because it so quickly replaced its ancester the iPad 1 within less than a year of release.