Top Yahoo Searches 2008 – Britney Tops it again


2008 is about to end and yearly review reports have started to spill out. Yahoo has released top searches for 2008 list and there is no surprise at the numero uno position.

For the 4th time running, Britney Spears has topped the list. She is followed by WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and Barack Obama at number two and three spots respectively. Here is the top 10 list:

  1. Britney Spears
  2. WWE
  3. Barack Obama
  4. Miley Cyrus
  5. RuneScape
  6. Jessica Alba
  7. Naruto
  8. Lindsay Lohan
  9. Angelina Jolie
  10. American Idol

As evident celebrities and entertainment related terms have ruled the search space in 2008 – no one searching for tech terms (?). Checkout this page with full coverage of different top 10 lists of 2008.

“… To come up with the Yahoo! Year in Review, our editors analyze search queries based upon a number of factors, including absolute volume and growth versus previous periods, to see which themes and trends bubble to the surface. Of course, individual users and their searches remain anonymous.”


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