The results of AOL Hot Searches for 2007 just came out. And with it, the surprise of global warming making it to the top 10 list of most searched news items: Chris Benoit (wrestling) Phentermine (weight loss) Pet food reca
That’s progress, compared to the 2006 list:
For a more accurate picture, one needs to also look at the two leading search engines, Google (54%) and Yahoo (23%).
According to Google Zeitgeist for 2007, Google News Most Popular Searches worldwide are:
2007 Cricket World Cup
Anna Nicole Smith
The world cares most about celebrities, sports, gadgets and politics, not global warming. That’s the truth. This is confirmed by Yahoo list of 2007 Top 10 Queries:
The young set - kids 7-12 - gives us some reasons to hope, however, as evidenced by the Top 10 Searches on Yahoo! Kids:
Yahoo also compiled a list of Yahoo 2007 Top 10 Environmental Searches:
Environmental Protection Agency
Recycling leads the top of the list, not just as a generic segment in the Environment category, but also with Freecycle, the only green venture to make it in list. Recycling is one green behavior people are interested in, thanks to years of public education. Think Reduce-Reuse-Recycle.
By LaMarguerite, A valued contributor of Atelier.
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