Google reveals 2009 zeitgeist

Google has released its annual zeitgeist report of top search terms.

The most popular Australian search? Facebook. People googling Google came in at sixth and competitor Yahoo came seventh. The top 10:

  1. Facebook
  2. YouTube
  3. Hotmail
  4. eBay
  5. MySpace
  6. Google
  7. Yahoo
  8. Gmail
  9. Bebo
  10. Seek

Good news for HDTV in the fastest rising list:

  1. one hd
  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 punched well above its weight, with ‘MasterChef australia’ coming in at number 10 in the fastest rising food and drink category, globally.

Finally, Australians were more concerned about Britpop band Oasis’s split than Telstra’s. The full breakdown is available here.