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A Year in Egypt’s Search: Google’s Top Searches of 2012

Port Said Incident, Tawfiq Okasha and Nader Bakar top the 2012 trending list for search queries

Cairo, Egypt – Google announced its annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2012 through the collective eyes of Egyptians on the web, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major events and hottest trends based on searches conducted in Egypt.

This year’s trending searches show growing interest in political and social issues within Egypt, unlike previous years where sports and entertainment had dominated the search trends for Egyptians. This year’s Google Zeitgeist reveals that Egyptians are turning to the Internet as their number one source of information on-the-go.

Google’s top searches of 2012 in Egypt showcased the top 10 findings for trending terms and people, politicians, news searches, image searches, TV shows, sports teams, athletes, Egyptian Olympians, food and travel destinations, songs, TV sitcoms, musicians, celebrities and fashion labels.

Egypt’s Top Trending QueryPort Said Incident
Egypt’s Top Trending Query
Port Said Incident
Egypt’s Top Trending PeopleTawfiq Okasha
Egypt’s Top Trending People
Tawfiq Okasha
Egypt’s Top Trending Politician Nader Bakar
Egypt’s Top Trending Politician
Nader Bakar
Egypt’s Most Searched Sports TeamAl-Zamalek
Egypt’s Most Searched Sports Team
Egypt’s Most Search Egyptian OlympianKaram Gaber
Egypt’s Most Search Egyptian Olympian
Karam Gaber
Egypt’s Top Trending CelebrityNishan Dirharotionyan
Egypt’s Top Trending Celebrity
Nishan Dirharotionyan
Egypt’s Top Trending News OutletYoum7
Egypt’s Top Trending News Outlet
Egypt’s Top Trending Travel DestinationAl-Ein Al-Sokhna
Egypt’s Top Trending Travel Destination
Al-Ein Al-Sokhna
Egypt’s Top Trending Image SearchEgypt’s flag
Egypt’s Top Trending Image Search
Egypt’s flag
Egypt’s Top Trending Food & Drink SearchStrawberry juice
Egypt’s Top Trending Food & Drink Search
Strawberry juice
Egypt’s Top Trending Fashion labelTed Baker
Egypt’s Top Trending Fashion label
Ted Baker
Egypt’s Top Trending SongHaqqy Bra’ebty
Egypt’s Top Trending Song
Haqqy Bra’ebty
Egypt’s Top Trending TV ProgramSabaya Al-Kheer
Egypt’s Top Trending TV Program
Sabaya Al-Kheer
Egypt’s Most Searched TV SitcomFatma
Egypt’s Most Searched TV Sitcom
Egypt’s Top Trending MusicianMashrou’ Leila
Egypt’s Top Trending Musician
Mashrou’ Leila
Egypt’s Most Searched AthleteCristiano Ronaldo
Egypt’s Most Searched Athlete
Cristiano Ronaldo

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