Google announced their annual Google Zeitgeist and this year, they broke out the list into the fastest rising and falling by region and by search service, i.e. web search, news search, image search and so on.
Here is the top ten fastest rising searches in the US by the overall category:
1. Rebecca Black 2. Google Plus 3. Hurricane Irene 4. Pinterest 5. Ryan Dunn 6. Iphone 5 7. Casey Anthony 8. Adele 9. Osama Bin Laden 10. Steve Jobs
Google even made this video for the Zeitgeist:
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