A Year in Singaporean Search: Google’s Top Searches of 2012

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Today, Google announced its annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2012 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major events and hottest trends based on searches conducted in Singapore.

Singapore’s Trending Searches

  1. Olympics 2012
  2. Gangnam Style
  3. SOPA
  4. Legoland Malaysia
  5. Zerg Rush
  6. City Harvest Church
  7. JCube
  8. Hurricane Sandy
  9. KONY 2012
  10. US Elections
Singapore’s Trending People

  1. Jeremy Lin
  2. Lee Kuan Yew
  3. Whitney Houston
  4. Kate Middleton
  5. Amy Cheong
  6. Amanda Todd
  7. Makiyo
  8. Kony
  9. Adele
  10. Usain Bolt
Trending Songs

  1. Gangnam Style
  2. Payphone
  3. Titanium
  4. Super Bass
  5. Drive By
  6. Starships
  7. Lego House
  8. Some Nights
  9. Stereo Hearts
  10. Wide Awake
Most Searched Travel Destinations

  1. Legoland Malaysia
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Bangkok
  4. Bintan
  5. Bali
  6. Maldives
  7. Korea
  8. Phuket
  9. Langkawi
  10. Genting Highlands
Most Searched Kpop Acts

  1. Psy
  2. SNSD
  3. Big Bang
  4. Hyuna
  5. Shinee
  6. 2NE1
  7. Kim Jong Kook
  8. Lee Hyori
  9. Jay Park
  10. SS501
Most Searched TV Shows

  1. Running Man
  2. Game of Thrones
  3. Rooftop Prince
  4. Vampire Diaries
  5. Fairy Tail
  6. Secret Garden
  7. Jumong
  8. Pretty Little Liars
  9. Dream High 2
  10. Love Rain
Most Searched Foods & Drinks

  1. Rainbow Cake
  2. Chilled Beancurd
  3. Cupcakes
  4. Chocolate Cake
  5. Sushi
  6. Korean Bbq
  7. Pizza
  8. Fried Chicken
  9. Xiao Long Bao
  10. Fish And Chips
Most Searched Athletes

  1. Jeremy Lin
  2. Shinji Kagawa
  3. Michael Phelps
  4. Robin van Persie
  5. Lebron James
  6. Eden Hazard
  7. Mckayla Maroney
  8. Andy Murray
  9. Son Yeon Jae
  10. Feng Tianwei
Most Searched News

  1. Diaoyu Islands
  2. Loan Shark
  3. Syria
  4. Eurozone
  5. Hurricane Sandy
  6. Costa Concordia
  7. US Elections
  8. Myanmar
  9. Fukushima
  10. MRT Breakdown
Most Searched ‘What is…?’

  1. What is SOPA?
  2. What is scientology?
  3. What is LTE?
  4. What is YOLO?
  5. What is Gangnam?
  6. What is KONY?
  7. What is hypertension?
  8. What is sustainability?
  9. What is antimatter?
  10. What is Bersih?
Most Searches Newsmakers

  1. Mitt Romney
  2. Bo Xilai
  3. Ng Boon Gay
  4. Zhuo Yongkang
  5. Ron Paul
  6. Kong Hee
  7. Yaw Shin Leong
  8. Cecilia Sue
  9. Lance Armstrong
  10. Howard Shaw
Most Searched Celebrities

  1. Kristen Stewart
  2. Lana Del Rey
  3. Kate Upton
  4. Tom Hardy
  5. Liam Hemsworth
  6. Morgan Freeman
  7. Josh Hutcherson
  8. Jeremy Renner
  9. Taylor Schilling
  10. Lee Hyun Woo
Most Searched Online Stores

  1. ASOS
  2. Zalora
  3. Reebonz
  4. Love Bonito
  5. Etsy
  6. Urban Outfitters
  7. Agneselle
  8. Rakuten
  9. Hollyhoque
  10. Dressabelle
Most Searched Fashion Labels

  1. Louis Vuitton
  2. Kate Spade
  3. Longchamp
  4. Gucci
  5. Chanel
  6. Burberry
  7. Hermes
  8. Miu Miu
  9. Balenciaga
  10. Ralph Lauren
Most Searched on Mobile

  1. Restaurants
  2. Bars
  3. Liverpool
  4. Arsenal
  5. Manchester United
  6. MRT Map
  7. Coffee
  8. Stomp
  9. Euro 2012
  10. Gangnam Style

 

Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist: The World
Google’s Year-End Zeitgeist: Singapore

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