Search Terms for Q2 2006

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A look at what Internet users searched for in Q2 2006.

Here are the top searches on Google's Zeitgeist; AOL; Yahoo Search; Ask.com; and the Lycos Top 50.

Most Popular Google Searches, June 2006
Online Destinations
1 myspace
2 ebay
3 craigslist
4 wikipedia
5 youtube
Staying in Touch
1 gmail
2 hotmail
3 yahoo mail
4 aim express
5 verizon
For Newshounds
1 cnn
2 espn
3 msnbc
4 fox news
5 bbc
Going Somewhere
1 white pages
2 yellow pages
3 maps
4 zip codes
5 driving directions
Source: Google, 2006

Top 20 AOL Searches, Week of August 3, 2006
Rank Search Term
1 Mel Gibson
2 Mega Millions
3 Powerball
4 Vespa
5 The View
6 NASCAR
7 Israel
8 Oprah Winfrey
9 Hurricane Chris
10 Floyd Landis
11 NC Education Lottery
12 Harry Potter
13 So you think you can dance
14 Jessica Simpson
15 Free AOL
16 Fidel Castro
17 Project Runway
18 Barbaro
19 Pussycat Dolls
20 Britney Spears
Source: AOL, 2006

Top 20 Yahoo Searches, August 7, 2006
Rank Subject (Days on Chart) Move Score
1 danica patrick (1) +265 296
2 mel gibson (5) +133 240
3 wikipedia (30) -3 134
4 wwe (99) -13 120
5 paris hilton (99) +3 108
6 pamela anderson (99) -11 101
7 runescape (99) +1 101
8 jessica simpson (47) +0 98
9 beyonce knowles (61) -20 92
10 britney spears (73) +7 88
11 limewire (4) +1 85
12 naruto (30) +8 84
13 shakira (99) -2 82
14 so you think you can dance (2) +44 82
15 chris brown (99) -4 81
16 big brother all-stars (39) +13 77
17 rock star supernova (3) -10 72
18 pussycat dolls (99) -2 72
19 thefacebook (36) +0 71
20 national hurricane center (3) -233 70
Source: Yahoo Inc., 2006

Lycos Top 25 Searches, Week Ending August 5, 2006
Rank Search Term Last Week Weeks
1 Pamela Anderson #1 357
2 poker #2 138
3 MySpace #4 119
4 Paris Hilton #3 138
5 RuneScape #6 12
6 Pokemon #7 10
7 spyware #5 7
8 Naruto #10 357
9 WWE #9 11
10 NBA basketball #43 3
11 Dragonball #11 24
12 golf #8 83
13 Britney Spears #12 357
14 NFL football #13 357
15 Zac Efron
Tweens in Love nc
#20 6
16 Neopets #16 12
17 Clay Aiken #32 161
18 Lindsay Lohan #14 71
19 Hilary Duff #24 80
20 YouTube #19 67
21 LimeWire #25 19
22 Shakira #23 15
23 baseball #18 25
24 Carmen Electra #21 13
25 inuyasha #36 161
Source: Lycos Inc., August 2006

Ask.com Searches, Week Ending August 4, 2006
Top Searches
1 myspace
2 treasure hunters
3 music lyrics
4 games
5 online dictionary
6 food
7 maps
8 morse code
9 family guy
10 cars
Top Advancing Searches
1 mel gibson
2 fidel castro
3 heat wave
4 floyd landis
5 lindsay lohan
6 justin timberlake
7 ben affleck
8 mtv
9 christina aguilera
10 world series poker
11 zac efron
Source: Ask.com, 2006

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