Every year I look forward to checking out the Zeitgeist Year in Review.  Have you heard about this?  Google puts together a collection of the biggest things that we, as a world searched for on their site over the course of the last year and they make a video of it. According to Google, there were: 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages.  Pretty impressive, huh?

So what did the world search for in 2012?  Here are the most popular worldwide searches:

  1. Whitney Houston
  2. Gangnam Style
  3. Hurricane Sandy
  4. iPad 3
  5. Diablo 3
  6. Kate Middleton
  7. Olympics 2012
  8. Amanda Todd
  9. Michael Clarke Duncan
  10. BBB12

Check out other moments that were searched by watching the Zeitgeist Year in Review for 2012 here: