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AOL Releases List of 2005's Top Search Terms

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I mentioned yesterday that the "Top Searches of 2005" season was underway with the release of a top terms from Lycos. Today, it's AOL's turn with their compilation of top searches on AOL Search.

Here's the Overall Top 10:
1. Lottery
2. Horoscopes
3. Tattoos
4. Lyrics
5. Ringtones
6. IRS
7. Jokes
8. American Idol
9. Hairstyles
10. NASCAR

Interesting to see lottery and IRS both in the Top 10. (-;

The rest of the AOL page top searches is divided into 20 more categories. Here are a few "number ones" in various categories:

+ Top People: Paris Hilton (Ms. Hilton was the nunber one search overall on Lycos). I really want to rant right now but it's not worth it.

+ Top Person Under 21: Lindsay Lohan

+ Top Person Over 40: Oparah Winfrey
Howard Stern at number 2.
Wow, I now qualify for this category. (-:

+ Top Video Searches: Fifty Cent
Paris Hilton comes in at number two.

+ Top Song: We Belong Together- Mariah Carey
Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" is at number 2.

+ Top Gadgets? Here's the full list:
1. iPods
2. Cell Phones
3. Playstation 3
4. Xbox 360
5. MP3 Players
6. XM Radio
7. Laptops
8. Palm Pilots
9. Sirius Radio
I just got my new portable S50. Very cool but I've also learned that purchasing some
first generation tech has issues.
10. GPS Devices

Want More?
As I said at the beginning of the post this collection of top searches is divided into 21 categories. So, have some fun, take a look, and then do some browsing and debating (or blogging, if you need to vent).

Thanks to Andy at Marketing Pilgrim for the news tip.


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