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Britney Still Tops Search Ratings #272959
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Originally Posted by BBC News
Barack Obama will make History by becoming the first black US president, but in the world of internet search he trails the singer, Britney Spears.

Of the billions of searches carried out on the portal, Yahoo.com, over the last year, Mr Obama was third behind Spears and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Mr Obama was, however, the most searched-for politician during 2008.

The subjects of the most sought-after news stories were hurricanes, Caylee and Casey Anthony, and election 2008.

"Every day, people turn to the web to learn more about the world around them," said Yahoo's Web Life editor, Heather Cabot.

"Their searches reveal which news events, personalities and issues made an impact in 2008. This year people were captivated by the historic US presidential election and Olympic triumphs."

It will be interesting to see how Google's results differ from that of Yahoo! I can't believe there is still so much fascination about britney, and I would have though RapidShare would have been in the top 10 nowadays, the amount I search for it alone is hilarious lol.

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01. Britney Spears
02. World Wrestling Entertainment
03. Barack Obama
04. Miley Cyrus
05. RuneScape
06. Jessica Alba
07. Naruto
08. Lindsay Lohan
09. Angelina Jolie
10. American Idol


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Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: MattLFC] #272964
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it's official, the world needs to get out more

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: Davey_Martin] #272985
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Originally Posted by Davey_Martin
it's official, the world needs to get out more


raftl

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: Mondeo_Scott] #272996
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It wouldn't suprise me if there's shenanigans afoot on that.

see http://www.avrillatina.com/en/news/avril-fans-cheat-youtube_3170/ for an example...

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: Rhobit] #272997
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Haha, tis a shame they don't list the most popular search terms for Britney, now that would be funny...

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: MattLFC] #273019
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wot would you search for under britney then matthew think

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: Mondeo_Scott] #273025
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I would'nt, but use ya imagination to what the search terms would be haha!!

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Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: Mondeo_Scott] #273049
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I take it you used your imagination then lol.

Re: Britney Still Tops Search Ratings [Re: MattLFC] #273073
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Originally Posted by MattLFC
I take it you used your imagination then lol.


well my search would be: Britney 0 to batshit crazy in 6.7 seconds.


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