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Let's get to the urine review -- -- law always love these segments Heather Cabot is -- Yahoo!'s web life editor.
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Thanks time thanks for having me all right so the top searches overall.
-- -- on Yahoo! in 2012 walk -- we searching full the most.
Well that they are searching for the most this year was the election.
Opposite very -- I'm really I followed it close.
I know I think I'm not you know people it is a little bit surprising given the fact that when we do these as they usually are very celebrity heavy -- -- what is.
For the third time in twelve years -- news story the election and took the top spot and I think that's good is I think it shows that the public really was engaged -- really.
Closely following this race yet different.
In numbers on these kind of things as well have a deal that you able to say.
How many people search for the election.
I think well.
-- first of all this is based on billions and billions of search queries alien I think it's safe to say if it's number one and that yet it's billion cell.
And -- -- is consistent over the entire year so this list the top overall list is based on sheer volume that it represented the daily search habits Yahoo! users.
So if you're number one and it's something that everyone has been looking for -- on pretty much daily basis and it did number two guy who kind of surprised me -- it just shows how powerful.
Apple is the iPhone 5.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- I -- to clean looks sort of a little bit -- deeper at what people were searching for related to iPhone 5 what you find it.
It's a fairly and that they weren't gonna glad -- -- they actually we're trying to decide if they thought it was something that they shouldn't I so even back in January.
We -- people looking for a pain awaited the coming out but we also saw a lot of interest in how is it different from the four -- -- the different on the iPhone or.
People are looking at and other mobile web enabled the the -- says wanting to know how would compare with us especially more in the marketplace now -- You know it really isn't that research is really about how the Internet has changed the way that we make purchasing decisions today it's empowering if you think about it -- how often.
And and how much information there is for -- to really as consumers.
Tapping into before we make a big purchase -- that's.
Very -- I I certainly always look for those kind of reviews and and to make when I'm buying anything these days up.
But that then we get to that we get to the the back off by guest celebrity -- five and we go to the clarity.
-- -- -- -- -- Take a -- and Kate Middleton I'm gonna.
I'm gonna go out on a limb and say Kate Middleton searches.
Right now given the news we heard today I'll.
And I make a prediction and that what we meet again next year and -- look back at 2013 that Kate Middleton and the royal baby will be in the top ten again because I think people -- just -- -- be assessed that pregnancy I think there I think you're absolutely right all right you've also got this really an interesting.
List of top searched obsessions.
Now how does an obsession with and who.
Differ a hundred to a you know normal search.
OK so the top ten list and they fed is sort of sheer volume -- just looking at these are the most popular things people are typing and -- factions.
Refers to -- that spike off the charts and different points in the year but didn't necessarily.
Garner and -- searches to make it into the top ten obviously there's a little bit.
Overlap like the iPhone 5 is the top -- obsession for the year but.
You see things like Mega Millions things like tiny -- -- and big shades of gray -- die out you know these are all things.
That people were really ancient -- in over 2012 but.
It may not be selling -- that -- in twenty their team we'll say.
Find it very interest yeah let's hope we're not so fascinated by honey -- doing into -- thirteen.
That's all I have to sale now on one direction we can remain obsessed with forever I don't care about that I yeah.
And stuff -- -- was also had that didn't and I read the other day it's become the most viewed video on line as well.
I read that until I wouldn't I would not be surprised right or -- it was I wanna say it was the second most.
Surged lyrics I want you looked at wow where this song that remote -- it was the second was search and their exe the first one was on the navy rock -- Bop -- not not surprised.
All right bubble what what about their predictions for next -- Kate Middleton and the baby it's a good prediction obviously what else do you think we're gonna be obsessed with the next year.
I think that we're going to be assessed win welcome DJ -- grant believe is getting to the made into a movie so that may be an obsession that carries over we'll see.
Not -- a hundred games as well I believe there's a second right installment coming out.
Think what else.
In Redskins winning the Super Bowl yeah.
Well I'm rooting for the giants.
Oh I I don't -- -- do you imagine.
And I and that's -- I think he lets hope -- -- -- Lindsay Lohan is not on.
The -- next year that she gets her act together and she doesn't get into the top ten for next year that's a very good point we shall drop -- yes -- should be a list of who we don't want to -- about -- don't -- central.
All right Heather -- -- who is web life editor with Yahoo! -- see you thank you so much.
And that once again everybody can check out these -- fascinating lists at two year in review dot Yahoo.com.
There is -- page on the screen really fun to look at thanks so much had a great seat.
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