In a post on the company’s official blog, Google published a zeitgeist of the top searches for 2010. A year full of hardship, accomplishments and major news events around the world, the Google Zeitgeist offers an interesting glimpse into what the world found important and what it covered in media.
Top searches ranged from everything to do with the World Cup, to disasters in China, Chile and Haiti, as well as the floods in Pakistan and the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Along with its blog post, Google put together a video montage that does more than words can to describe what people found important in 2010. Here it is: