2012 USA Search Trends

2012 was a year of big moments, from the London 2012 Olympic Games we had the opportunity to cover to historical elections and everything in between. Google analyzed over one trillion queries to showcase what the world searched for.

Here are the 2012 Search Trends in the United States:

Searches

Whitney Houston
Hurricane Sandy
Election 2012
Hunger Games
Jeremy Lin
Olympics 2012
Amanda Todd
Gangnam Style
Michael Clarke Duncan
KONY 2012

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People of 2012

Whitney Houston
Jeremy Lin
Amanda Todd
Michael Clark Duncan
Kate Middleton

Events of 2012

Hurricane Sandy
Presidential Election
Super Bowl
Olympics
UEFA Euro 2012

Movies of 2012

The Hunger Games
Prometheus
The Avengers
Magic Mike
The Dark Knight Rises

Songs of 2012

Boyfriend, Justin Bieber
Gangnam Style, PSY
Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen
Somebody that I Used to Know, Gotye
Some Nights, Fun.

TV Shows of 2012

American Idol
The Voice
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Glee

Reality TV Stars of 2012

Alana “Honey Boo Boo”
Snooki
Farrah Abraham
Kim Kardashian
Brittany Kerr

High Fashion Brands of 2012

Louis Vuitton
Gucci
Chanel
Michael Kors
Ralph Lauren

Apparel Brands of 2012

Old Navy
Gap
Forever 21
Diesel
American Eagle

Cocktails of 2012

Margarita
Bloody Mary
Mojito
Pina Colada
Daiquiri

Recipes of 2012

Progresso Recipe Starters
Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
Coleslaw Dressing Recipe
Slutty Brownies Recipe

Calorie Searches of 2012

McDonalds Calories
Chipotle Calories
Calories in an Avocado
Vodka Calories
Calories Burned Walking

Body Exercises of 2012

Ab Exercises
Shoulder Exercises
Chest Exercises
Lower Back Exercises
Tricep Exercises

Symptoms of 2012

Pregnancy Symptoms
Diabetes Symptoms
Flu Symptoms
UTI Symptoms
Mono Symptoms

Health Issues of 2012

Cancer
Diabetes
Depression
Acne
Herpes

In-Country Olympians of 2012

Lebron James
Kobe Bryant
Michael Phelps
Ryan Lochte
Lolo Jones

Sports of 2012

Football
Golf
Basketball
Baseball
Soccer

NFL Teams of 2012

Dallas Cowboys
Chicago Bears
Denver Broncos
Green Bay Packers
Miami Dolphins

NFL Players of 2012

Tim Tebow
Peyton Manning
Tom Brady
Eli Manning
Drew Brees

NBA Teams of 2012

Brooklyn Nets
LA Clippers
Philadelphia 76ers
Los Angeles Clippers
Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Players of 2012

Lebron James
Jeremy Lin
Dwight Howard
Derrick Rose
Kevin Durant

MLB Teams of 2012

Detroit Tigers
Texas Rangers
Atlanta Braves
San Francisco Giants
Chicago Cubs

MLB Players of 2012

Derek Jeter
Bryce Harper
Josh Hamilton
Alex Rodriguez
Albert Pujols

Authors of 2012

Charles Duhigg
William Landay
Brian Souza
ML Stedman
EL James

Books of 2012

Fifty Shades Darker
Bared to You
Fifty Shades Freed
The Casual Vacancy
Defending Jacob

How to

How to love?
How to rock?
How to vote?
How to install?
How to hate?

What is

What is SOPA?
What is Scientology?
What is KONY?
What is Yolo?
What is Instagram?

Cities in Google Maps

San Francisco, CA
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY

Local Places in Google Maps

Hotel
Restaurant
Walmart
Apartment
Starbucks

2012 USA Search Trends

2012 USA Search Trends