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SA’s top Google searches in 2013

Google Zeitgeist has released this year’s top searches around the world. They range from most searched travel destinations, to trending celebrities, to most-searched athletes, to top tech gadgets.

See the List below:

Top Trending South African Searches

1.     Nelson Mandela

2.     Oscar Pistorius

3.     Paul Walker

4.     Defencex

5.     Vuyo Mbuli

6.     OLX

7.     Standard Bank internet

8.     BBM for Android

9.     Reeva Steenkamp

10.  Royal Baby

 

Top Trending Fads

1.     Harlem Shake

2.     Twerking

3.     Gangman Style

4.     Wrecking Ball

5.     Minions

 

South Africa Most Searched: Politicians

1.     Jacob Zuma

2.     Julius Malema

3.     Thabo Mbeki

4.     Lindiwe Mazibuko

5.     Mamphela Ramphele

6.     Helen Zille

7.     Cyril Ramaphosa

8.     Blade Nzimande

9.     Gwede Mantashe

10.  Trevor Manuel

 

South Africa Trending: Technology

1.     BBM For Android

2.     WeChat

3.     Samsung Galaxy S4

4.     Blackberry 10

5.     IOS 7

6.     Bitstrips

7.     Iphone 5s

8.     Samsung Galaxy S3

9.     Xbox One

10.  Fifa 14

 

South Africa Trending: Gaming

1.     Fifa 14

2.     Atari Breakout

3.     Gta V

4.     Kings Of Chaos

5.     SimCity

 

South Africa Trending: What Is…

1.     Twerking

2.     E-Communication

3.     Instagram

4.     Christmas

5.     Lte

6.     Sake

7.     Refugee

8.     Seo

9.     Monsanto

10.  Research

 

Top Trending Global Searches:

1.     Nelson Mandela

2.     Paul Walker

3.     iPhone 5s

4.     Cory Monteith

5.     Harlem Shake

6.     Boston Marathon

7.     Royal Baby

8.     Samsung Galaxy S4

9.     PlayStation 4

10.  North Korea

“Every day, around the world and across South Africa, we search. We want to find out more about people who are making an impact on the world, to learn about events that are making headlines, or just to settle a dinner table dispute between friends. In our annual Year-End Zeitgeist, we reflect on the people, places, and moments that captured the world’s attention throughout the year,” elaborated Julie Taylor, the head of communications for Google Sub-Saharan Africa.

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