Google has released its 2013 search charts (the Google Zeitgeist) tracking what search items proved most popular with Internet users in 2013. Do note the charts rank search topics in terms of the largest increase in search volume since the previous (2012) period.
The most searched for 2012.
The annual Google Zeitgeist (its list of most popular searches) gives an interesting insight on what was top of mind world-wide during 2008. Here is a list of SA’s top searches.