Google Zeitgeist 2011: How the World Searched

Yes, I know. 2011 has flown by. It seems it was only yesterday when saw Google Zeitgeist's awesome Year in Review for 2010.

On that same spirit, they have recently published this year's version on their site, where you can check out the trends and searches from all over the world in different categories, such as: Fastest Rising People, Maps, Consumer Electronics, News, Food & Drink, among others. From Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, to the Greek riots, to the Royal Wedding, it brings us marketers a great insight- an overview of how the world moved and what influenced it. Or as Sheila Shayon from Brandchannel says: "Beyond revealing the spirit of the times, it's also a fascinating local snapshot."

Here's a look into the top moments from 2011:



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