posted on Dec, 16 2011 @ 06:45 PM
Originally posted by PuRe EnErGy
You also have to keep in mind how that's calculated.. it was the fastest GROWING search terms.. meaning that it went from .. like 0 searches to.. a
million in a short period of time.
This is the correct answer. To add to it though, it also takes into account the worldwide interest. The government shutdown was more searched than the
iPad2, however, hardly anyone outside the United States searched for 'government shutdown'.
It's really a guage on the connected world than say, the western world specifically.