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Shame on Humanity: Rebecca Black Was the Fastest Rising Google Search in 2011


Google just released its 11th annual Zeitgeist site, covering the most searched terms in 2011. In a year that brought us the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, nuclear disaster in Japan, floods in Brazil, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the fastest growing search turns out to have been a manufactured pop star. Don’t ever change, humans! No, you’re good just like you are.

Google claims the second fastest rising search term this year was for Google +. See! Sometimes using your search engine as an ad for your plans to destroy Facebook really does pay off! Read More