What Do Google Searches Say About Your City?
Google has released its annual "zeitgeist" numbers, tallying the top Internet searches for the past year. (Congrats, "michael jackson" and "...
Google has released its annual "zeitgeist" numbers, tallying the top Internet searches for the past year. (Congrats, "michael jackson" and "acai berry"!!)
Anyway, this year, the search engine also broke out the top Google searches by city.
I'm not entirely sure how illustrative it is -- there are a LOT of movie theaters and schools being searched. And even for my city of Washington, D.C., I'd never even heard of the number-one searched item for 2009 ("fcps blackboard," which is apparently the distance-learning site for Fairfax County public schools).
But it's still sort of interesting to see how search terms differ from place to place. Anybody up for MEZ restaurant in Charlotte, NC?
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Where GOP Governors Stand on 'Repeal and Replace'2 days ago
Fatal Storms End Drought in Some Parts of California2 days ago
Christie's Lt. Gov. Joins Race to Replace Him in New Jersey2 days ago
Pence's Indiana Replacement Creates Drug Czar Position2 days ago
Recent Florida Shootings May Boost NRA-Backed Bills2 days ago
Amid $900 Million Shortfall, Nebraska Governor Proposes Tax Cuts2 days ago