Top Google Searches in the U.S., 2009

The following lists indicate what search terms were the most popular on Google in the United States in 2009. Google analyzes billions of search terms to compile the lists.

Google.com - Fastest Rising

  1. twitter
  2. michael jackson
  3. facebook
  4. hulu
  5. hi5
  6. glee
  7. paranormal activity
  8. natasha richardson
  9. farrah fawcett
  10. lady gaga

Google News - Fastest Rising

  1. swine flu
  2. susan boyle
  3. jon and kate
  4. adam lambert
  5. rihanna (chris brown)
  6. new moon
  7. inauguration
  8. michael jackson
  9. nadya suleman
  10. missing link found

Google Maps - Fastest Rising

  1. mount everest
  2. laguna seca
  3. in-n-out
  4. grand canyon
  5. eiffel tower
  6. white house
  7. great wolf lodge
  8. wild animal safari
  9. voodoo doughnuts
  10. path station

Google.com - Fastest Falling

  1. john mccain
  2. olympics
  3. heath ledger
  4. barack obama
  5. sarah palin
  6. circuit city
  7. ron paul
  8. iron man
  9. spore
  10. wii fit

Google Image Search - Fastest Rising

  1. lady gaga
  2. new moon
  3. michael jackson
  4. megan fox
  5. selena gomez
  6. rihanna
  7. taylor swift
  8. bella swan
  9. alice cullen
  10. jacob black

Google Mobile Search - Fastest Rising

  1. twitter
  2. michael jackson
  3. facebook
  4. imdb
  5. cta bus tracker
  6. bebo
  7. nba scores
  8. univision.com
  9. steve mcnair
  10. espn.com
Source: Google Zeitgeist 2009. Web: http://www.google.com/intl/en/press/zeitgeist2009/ .

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Top Google Searches in the U.S., 2009

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