With the help of Google Trends we are publishing the top 10 searched for phrases (minus the sexy stuff of course) by South Africans on Google over the previous seven days. Sport and the Golden Globes dominates our fastest rising web searches chart this week.

lance armstrong

Fastest rising web searches

golden globes 2013 Breakout Breakout
lance armstrong +1,100%
cape verde +750%
australian open +550%
two oceans marathon +200%
afcon +190%
afcon 2013 +120%
weather sa +60%
sasol +50%

Top 10 search terms

1. facebook
2. google
3. gumtree
4. youtube
5. gmail
6. you [tube – ed]
7. login facebook
8. fnb
9. yahoo
10. absa
11. news
12. unisa
13. game
14. standard bank
15. weather

Top 10 search terms  (minus search, mail or social terms)
1. gumtree
2. fnb
3. absa
4. news
5. unisa
6. game
7. standard bank
8. weather
9. games
10. news24

(For past data click here)

* Google Trends is intended for general analysis of volume patterns.
* When you see Breakout listed instead of an actual percentage, it means that the search term has experienced a change in growth greater than 5000%.


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