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Wendy Boswell

Google Zeitgeist 2005 Released

By December 20, 2005

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Google Zeitgeist 2005 is here, in all its Google glory. Here's a few highlights:

Top Gainers of 2005

  • 1. Myspace
  • 2. Ares
  • 3. Baidu
  • 4. wikipedia
  • 5. orkut
  • 6. iTunes
  • 7. Sky News
  • 8. World of Warcraft
  • 9. Green Day
  • 10. Leonardo da Vinci
Google News - Top Searches in 2005
  • 1.Janet Jackson
  • 2. Hurricane Katrina
  • 3. tsunami
  • 4. xbox 360
  • 5. Brad Pitt
  • 6. Michael Jackson
  • 7. American Idol
  • 8. Britney Spears
  • 9. Angelina Jolie
  • 10. Harry Potter
Google did their Top Celebrity Searches in an interesting way this year - it's in graph form with bubbles stating important events such as "Sean Preston Born", "Finale of Season Three, the Apprentice", and "Jen and Brad Announce Split."

Related: Looking for more 2005 Top Searches? Here they are:

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