Top 10 Search Trends in India on Google for 2011

Google_indiaThis is the year Google, came out with their own social network Google+, but unfortunately the fastest rising search query along with most searched query on Google is the word “Facebook” when it comes to Indian internet users.

Among the most searched queries, Facebook is at the top ahead of YouTube, Gmail and Yahoo. There are also many people who search for the word ‘Google’ on Google.

List of the 10 top fastest rising and most searched queries are as follows:

Fastest Rising Search Queries Most Searched
  1. Facebook
  2. IBPS
  3. Google+
  4. World Cup 2011
  5. Bodyguard
  7. Anna Hazare
  8. IPL 2011
  9. Poonam Pandey
  10. Ready
  1. Facebook
  2. YouTube
  3. Gmail
  4. Yahoomail
  5. Google
  6. Yahoo
  7. IRCTC
  8. Rediffmail
  9. Indian Railways
  10. way2sms

Indian Search Trends

Interestingly in both lists, nothing that relates to online shopping shows up except in the case of Indian Railways, where people are searching for ways to book tickets online.

The search trends do show that a lot of people who use Google are young, urban Indians who might not be more inclined to search for sports and entertainment and not news and current events.

What are your views? What do you think you searched for most on Google this year? Do drop in your comments.

(via Google India)

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