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December 11, 2012

What UK Searched Most on Google in 2012 : top 10 List

Google Zeitgeist 2012: the key lists for the UK | Technology | Google 's year end data " Google Zeitgeist for UK in 2012 is out which  lists measuring the fastest growing search terms throughout the year, rather than largest volume of searches. These lists all relate to Google searches by UK internet users.

Singer Whitney Houston, who died in February, was the most Googled celeb in 2012, closely followed by her Royal Duchessness, Kate Middleton.

Five-year-old April Jones, the Welsh girl who went missing in October, was the 4th most searched for term in the UK as the nation searched and spread the word about her sudden disappearance. 46-year-old Mark Bridger is currently in prison awaiting trial for her murder.

Skyfall, Gangnam Style and Victoria Pendleton are also among this year's top internet searches, while 'love' remains the most searched-for 'what is?' query.

The Victoria's Secret lingerie brand, modelled here by one of its Angels Miranda Kerr, came third in the most searched-for fashion labels behind Stella McCartney and Karl Lagerfeld

Top 10 trending UK search terms of 2012

1. Euro 2012   

2. Olympic tickets

3. Whitney Houston

4. Kate Middleton

5. April Jones

6. Netflix

7. Natwest online

8. iPad 3

9. Gary Barlow

10. Gangnam Style