The most popular search on Google News was Paris Hilton and the top search on Google was not MySpace (which came second) but Bebo.
Here's a list of the top ten searches on Google.com this year:
3. world cup
The popularity of terms like "video" and "wiki" can probably be explained by people searching for things like "Greece wiki", "Simpson movie", "Borat movie clips", "Los Angeles wiki" and similar search terms.
Here's a list of the top ten searches on Google News:
2006 nfl draft
celebrity big brother 2006
There's also a list of what's hot, including search terms like "who is borat", "what is hezbollah", "how to levitate" and "define web 2.0". On the other pages Google lists searches related to current events and scandals, several milestones, top entertainment searches and sports related searches.