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Yahoo and Ask.com Reveal Top Searches for 2008

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Top searches lists are beginning to roll out and today, both Yahoo and Ask.com revealed the hottest searches for 2008 on their respective engines.

Over at Yahoo!, entertainment was the name of the game:

  1. Britney Spears
  2. WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment)
  3. Barack Obama
  4. Miley Cyrus
  5. RuneScape
  6. Jessica Alba
  7. Naruto
  8. Lindsay Lohan
  9. Angelina Jolie
  10. American Idol

Ask.com's Top 10 list was a little less shallow

  1. Dictionary
  2. MySpace
  3. Google
  4. YouTube
  5. Facebook
  6. Coupons
  7. Cars
  8. Craigslist
  9. Online degrees
  10. Credit score

To drill down into specific niches such as politics and news, check out the breakdown of top searches for Yahoo here and Ask.com here.

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