Clicky

  • Latest Bollywood, Fashion and Lifestyle NewsMiss Malini

  • Home > Geek Chic > Awesome Google ‘Zeitgeist’ Video Shows What The World Searched For in 2012
    3
    Comments

    Awesome Google ‘Zeitgeist’ Video Shows What The World Searched For in 2012

    Share This Post:

    As we say goodbye to 2012, Google offers their annual Zeitgeist (‘spirit of the age’ or ‘spirit of the time’) video which summarizes all the top searches and headlines over the last year. The video starts with the amazing space jump by Felix Baumgartner, and calls out other pop culture phenomena of 2012 including PSY‘s ‘Gangam Style‘ and blade runner Oscar Pistorius.

    The video goes on to show all the top search requests of the year including the London Olympic Games, natural disasters Hurricane Sandy and the Manila floods, political news such as protests in Greece and Syria, and the elections of Egypt, France, and the United States. The growing popularity of Google+ Hangouts got a mention, as did the deaths of astronaut Neil Armstrong, writers Gore Vidal and Maurice Sendak, actor Michael Clarke Duncan, and singers Whitney Houston and Donna Summer, among others.

    Click through to watch the video!

    2012

    The search giant says in 2012 they logged over 1.2 trillion searches, in over 146 different languages. You can check out all the trending searches from 2012 on their site, and if you missed the Google Zeitgeist videos from the last few years you can watch them below.

    2011

    2010

    Mike Melli
    Dec 30 , 2012 10:21 pm

    Tags:   

    Have you read our latest posts?

  • #DesiGirlTraveler Goes to Spain: 24 Reasons YOU Need to Try 24K Living. Viva Valencia!

  • 3 Massive Diet Mistakes We Don’t Know We Are Making!

  • 5 Fabulously Quirky Ways To Style Your Ethnic Wear

  • 7 Beautiful Pieces Of Furniture We Want To Buy From Zayin Home Living!

  • Salman Khan Thinks Sanjay Dutt Would Prefer Jail To Bigg Boss!

  • Are Karan Singh Grover & Jennifer Winget Parting Ways?

  • 3 COMMENTS
    Add a comment

    3 thoughts on “Awesome Google ‘Zeitgeist’ Video Shows What The World Searched For in 2012”

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

    1. Nandita
      December 31, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      so cool!!

    2. whirled
      January 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm

      thanks for posting. glad you liked all our zeitgeist videos!

    3. So funny, coz I actually didn’t search for any of those things :)

  • days
    0
    -1
    hours
    -1
    -5
    minutes
    0
    -7
    seconds
    -1
    -6
  • Homepage Banner

  • RIGHT SIDE BLOG ANIME 232 wide

    Bollywood - Fashion - Lifestyle