2012 is coming to an end and it is time we look back and see what were the most happening events that took place around the word. Google’s 12th annual Year-End Zeitgeist gives an in-depth look at the “spirit of times” revealing some interesting facts, events, people, and media of 2012.
Here are some of the top trending searches of 2012:
- Whitney Houston
- Gangnam Style
- Hurricane Sandy
- iPad 3
- Diablo 3
- Kate Middleton
- Olympics 2012
- Amanda Todd
- Michael Clarke Duncan
Yet another interesting thing to notice is Psy-Droid Easter Egg on the Zeitgeist page. PSY’s “Gangnam Style” is currently the most viewed video (over 939 million times as of December 2012) on YouTube, surpassing Justin Bieber’s song “Baby.”
For this, Google has created a Psy-Droid animation, which does the Gangnam Style. To view it, go the Zeitgeist page and hover over the colored bars at the bottom-right of the page. You should see this:
You can also see it in action here.