Now, Published studies from search engines by analysing Web pages to determine what were the most popular topics of 2012 .
Current year is marked by great events as the U.S. elections, Olympics, Hurricane Sandy and death of Gaddafi, But the main subject of interest that is at the top is … the iPhone 5!
The data was first published by Bing from Microsoft which showed that its users have a particular interest in Apple and especially for the iPhone 5, “gadget” that also leads the table of the most searched on Google News .
The website Ask.com also introduced the ranking of the questions that have been made during 2012. Coinciding with Bing, the two main questions were related to Apple and Facebook, the two generated more than 100 million questions.
The ranking of the top stories on Google sought are:
1. iPhone 5
May. reality show The Honey Boo Boo
7. KONY 2012
8. The Academy Awards
10. The Facebook IPO
With a market share of 16%, Bing is the second most popular search engine in the U.S. behind Google (almost 67%), according to comScore .
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