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The past year was a blur if you're a social networking maven, but don't worry -- both Facebook and Twitter are offering retrospectives that will help you remember how 2014 went down. Despite the differences between the two services, people on either were buzzing about many of the same things. Prot...

December 10th 2014 at 12:14pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 4 was Google's most-searched-for item this year in the Tech Gadgets category in the US. The data is according to the Google's Zeitgeist, which rounds up and compiles the year's most popular searches. The Xbox One, meanwhile, didn't break the top 10 for the US. Worldwide, the PS4 com...

December 21st 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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As Brits look back on a year that included a Royal Wedding, the London Olympics and other things, what were they hammering into Google this year? A British Isles-centric Zeitgeist has revealed all the biggest search terms for the UK, one that's topped by Euro 2012, shortly followed by Olympic tick...

December 11th 2012 at 4:56am 0 Comments
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Though not quite a replacement for Mountain View's ill-fated dictionary, this 1,240 page tome contains the first Google image search result for each word in a run-of-the-mill dictionary. With a PHP script, London-based artists Felix Heyes and Ben West scraped the image from each search and compile...

June 1st 2012 at 12:57am 0 Comments
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Yesterday I posted the interesting find that Gamasutra readers had voted in World of Warcraft as the game of the decade, which inevitably caused a huge spark of rage in the comments. Some readers lashed out against WoW while other readers defended the game's award. Needless to say, this is a very o...

December 31st 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We would never call you out on your love for whatever crappy thing it is that you love but, guys, you're using Google wrong. Its recent Zeitgeist 2009 report shows what the most popular gaming term searches of this year have been and the results are pretty surprising.At the top spot is Ghostbusters...

December 2nd 2009 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft was recently listed as one of the top gainers in Google's 2005 year-end zeitgeist, which means that awareness of the game is increasing, and not just with gamers. The people at Jeopardy have included the game in answers for the show, and the popular comic strip Foxtrot, recently re...

December 22nd 2005 at 2:00pm 0 Comments