Mountain View, Calif. – Google (NASD: GOOG) this week released its annual
"Zeitgeist," a listing of the most popular and trending search terms
in 2010, which revealed "Chatroulette" to be the fastest rising
search term worldwide this year.
Other fast-rising search terms included
"iPad" and "Justin Bieber."
In the sports world, World Cup-related
queries were popular, such as "vuvuzela" and "Paul the
Charity-related search terms also spiked this year, after
earthquakes in China, Chile and Haiti, floods in Pakistan and the Gulf oil
The full collection of Google Zeitgeist lists for 2010 is available from the link below.