These days search engine Google is in a pretty good position to tell us what the people are interested in. Every day millions of searches reflect what’s hot and, by omission, what’s not.
With the end of the year coming, Google has reflected on what made this year special and releases its first annual Zeitgeist for Australia – the fastest rising and highest volume search terms that Australians have been typing into Google.com.au in 2007.
The 10 fastest rising Australian searches of 2007
Summer Heights High
Rugby World Cup
Top 10 shops (most searched retail stores)
Top 10 shares (most searched ASX shares)
Coles Myer shares
Top 10 albums (most searched albums)
Radiohead new album
Justin Timberlake album
Metallica new album
Snow Patrol album
Powderfinger new album
Silverchair new album