What was hot and what
was not in the year 2001? Our Year-End
Google Zeitgeist feature provides
a glimpse at what captivated the world
over the past 12 months, based on
the most popular search terms on the
world's most popular search engine.
With more than 150
million queries per day, Google offers
a unique window into what is happening
in the world on any given day, as
well as a fascinating retrospective
on the peaks and valleys of popular
culture. From "Harry Potter" to "Osama
Bin Laden" and "Florida Supreme Court"
to "Napster," the Google Year-End
Zeitgeist reveals the collective focus
of the online mind, highlighting the
main events that drew the attention
of a global audience.
the course of the past 12 months on
the timeline and graphs plotting the
most popular search terms as they
occurred throughout 2001. Check out
the year's top gaining and declining
search terms as well as the most popular
brands, music, movies and women on
the web as seen by Google users.
Year in Review Timeline