Google Zeitgeist 2010

One of the upsides of being the world’s most popular search engine is that you get a good idea of what the world is paying attention to. Which brings us to the Google Zeitgeist 2010. An aggregation of the billions of searches done at Google over the past year which you can browse to see what it is people were looking for.

The YouTube video Google put together to promote the site is both interesting and stunning as it drives home just how big Google has become in terms of different ways to access and view their database. Check it:

I have to admit that there’s a lot of tools Google offers that I don’t use on a regular basis. Seeing them used in this video piques my curiosity. It’s also a reminder of just how much data Google has on all of us.

2 thoughts on “Google Zeitgeist 2010

  1. Either you are very naive for believing this is real, and not in anyway a hand chosen compilation, OR

    No one searched for porn in the last 50 weeks…

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