Wednesday, 28 November 2012 20:48

What have we searched on Bing in 2012

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Microsoft has released results relating to the most popular search terms on its search engine, Bing. According to these results news relating to the iPhone 5 was in first place. Apple's new mobile phone overtook the presidential elections in the U.S., the London Olympics, and storm Sandy, who follow in this order on the list of most searched for news. In addition to the iPhone, from the technological innovations, in ninth place on the list was the Kindle Fire HD while tenth place belongs to Facebook's initial public offering of shares.

Among the expected social networks by far the most wanted was Facebook, followed by Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, and Tumblr. In the field of consumer electronics iPhone 5 is leading again, followed by the iPad, Samsung Galaxy S3, Kindle and iPad 3, Microsoft Windows 8 was only in the 10th place. In other less important categories Serena Williams won the most searched Olympian, the Kardashian sisters topped the Reality Star list, while the birth of Beyonce's baby ranked first on the Celebrity event list.

In his commentary Microsoft points out that there is continuing fascination of users with "smart" mobile phones, tablets, and gaming consoles, while Apple’s, Samsung's, Amazon's and Microsoft's products have leading positions in the list. Bing is the second most popular search engine, behind Google of course. They hold the 16% of the market while Google has around 67%.

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