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Ireland’s Zeitgeist 2010 – the spirit of 2010 through search queries

Zeitgeist 2010
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About this time every year Google publish Zeitgeist; a collection of data and visualisations that help capture the spirit of the year gone by based on the aggregation of billions of search queries.

Zeitgeist 2010: Fastest rising queries in Ireland

Ireland’s results focus largely around online communication, and social networks. An increase in demand for online media consumption is also witnessed with searches for both RTÉ’s and TV3’s playback services in the top 10 fastest rising search queries in Ireland.

“The Irish still love to talk and share online as this year’s results show, with social networking sites, email and randomly meeting people online growing in popularity. An increase of media consumption online can be seen with both the RTE and TV3 playback service ranking highly in Ireland’s fastest rising searches.”

Below are Zeitgeist 2010 lists generated from Google Search Ireland query data.

Ireland fastest rising

  1. chatroulette
  2. gmail
  3. hotmail
  4. glee
  5. fb
  6. tv3 player
  7. world cup 2010
  8. gerry ryan
  9. rte player
  10. ryanair.ie

Ireland most popular

  1. facebook
  2. youtube
  3. hotmail
  4. bebo
  5. games
  6. google
  7. bbc
  8. gmail
  9. mail
  10. news

Ireland music fastest rising

  1. cee lo green
  2. eminem recovery
  3. eurovision 2010
  4. professor green
  5. v festival 2010
  6. glee
  7. niamh kavanagh
  8. oxegen 2010
  9. fireflies lyrics
  10. justin bieber

Ireland sports fastest rising

  1. fifa 11
  2. galway races 2010
  3. ryder cup update
  4. grand national 2010
  5. vancouver 2010
  6. wimbledon 2010
  7. aviva stadium
  8. winter olympics
  9. world cup 2010
  10. blackpool fc

Ireland entertainment fastest rising

  1. chatroulette
  2. big brother 2010
  3. glee
  4. justin bieber
  5. tv3 player
  6. 4od
  7. rte player
  8. odeon
  9. iron man 2
  10. itv player

Ireland people fastest rising

  1. gerry ryan
  2. justin bieber
  3. wayne rooney
  4. jedward
  5. katy perry
  6. michael buble
  7. kim kardashian
  8. cheryl cole
  9. paolo nutini
  10. miley cyrus

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Darren McCarra is co-editor of The Sociable. He has a keen interest in photography, all things mobile, and writing about technology and social media. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.