'Gangnam Style' tops Q3 2012 Google Searches Ph


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For the period of July to September 2012 or the third quarter of the year, Guinness Book of World Records listed worldwide hit music "Gangnam Style" ruled Philippines Google search and already in the status of break-out for All Categories.

Psy's Oppa Gangnam Style rules Google Search PH Q3 2012
Photo: Psy's Oppa Gangnam Style rules Google Search PH
Q3 2012
Oppa Gangnam Style by Psy hits airwaves and dominates Youtube pageviews. As of this writing, total worldwide views is 301,286,053 with almost 3 million Likes.

Dragon City, an online game came in second for the most searched.

London 2012 Olympics also creates impact on the web. Olympics started July 27, 2012 and with closing date of August 12, 2012. The opening ceremony and cosing ceremony are among the top related keywords.

Another hot search keyword is the iPhone 5. The successful launch of iPhone 5 last September 12 excites Filipinos for the near date of release in the Philippines. Some of the related news relates iPhone 5 to the presence of 4G LTE in the country.

King of Comedy, Dolphy when died last July 10, 2012 creates big volume of volume of search online. The entire Philippines was shocked  for the sad news that also trended on Twitter Philippines and even worldwide.

Data as stated above is based on Google Trends and Google Insight for Search.  Recently, the two products of Google is merged in order to serve better. Millions of people are using Trends to keep up with trending interests online, and a range of journalists, businesses and researchers around the world using Insights for Search to compare the popularity of search terms over time and across regions.

 

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