On the 10th, Google released their 2010 Keyword Search Ranking. The “iPad” placed first in the “sudden rise keyword” and out of “news keywords” the “World Cup” placed first. Furthermore, out of all keywords, “YouTube” places first.

Every year at the end of the year, “Google Zeitgeist” announces yearly ranking from countries all over the world. They have ranked various categories from Japan as well. The “Sudden Rise Keyword”, is the keyword that increases the most compared to the previous year. “iPad” placed 1st in the first half of the year as well.

In the same category
#1 iPad
#2 Xperia
#3 Rakuten Bank
#4 GEGEGE no Nyoubou
#5 AKB General Election
#6 Justin Bieber
#7 Nico Nico Douga
#8 SNSD
#9 KARA
#10 HEARTCATCH PRECURE!

In the news category
#1 World Cup
#2 Falcons
#3 Sky Tree
#4 Eco Points
#5 Ibaraki Airport

Google shows what people are more concerned with this year. Rank #10 was “Vancouver Olympics”.

Out of all of the rankings “YouTube” was ranked #1, it was #2 last year. Similarly, “Yahoo” was ranked #2 and it was #1 last year.

Total
#1 YouTube (#2 last year)
#2 Yahoo (#1 last year)
#3 Facebook (#5 last year)
#4 mixi (#3 last year)
#5 Hotmail (#8 last year)

Also, Twitter ranked #8 and wasn’t ranked at all last year.

Translated by: Kanki@Soshified.com
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