Experian Hitwise Search Data Lists for 2010

‘Tis the season for year-end lists, so Experian Hitwise chimed in with some of its own, revealing its 10 most searched terms for 2010, as well as most visited Web sites, and top searches from various categories.

The top 10 most searched terms of 2010:

facebook

facebook login

youtube

craigslist

myspace

facebook.com

ebay

yahoo

www.facebook.com

mapquest

The same list for 2009:

facebook

myspace

craigslist

youtube

yahoo mail

google

yahoo

ebay

facebook login

myspace.com

The top 10 most visited Web sites of 2010:

www.facebook.com

www.google.com

mail.yahoo.com

www.yahoo.com

www.youtube.com

www.msn.com

www.myspace.com

mail.live.com

search.yahoo.com

www.bing.com

The same list for 2009:

www.google.com

mail.yahoo.com

www.facebook.com

www.yahoo.com

www.myspace.com

mail.live.com

www.youtube.com

search.yahoo.com

www.msn.com

www.ebay.com

Top five people searches: Kim Kardashian, Oprah, Rush Limbaugh, Miley Cyrus, Glenn Beck.

Top five movie-title searches: Star Wars, Paranormal Activity 2, Avatar, Transformers 3, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Top five artists/bands: Lady Gaga, Justin Beiber, Eminem, Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson.

Top five branded destinations: Disney World, Disneyland, Six Flags, Universal Studios Orlando, Great Wolf Lodge.

Top three TV shows: Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, Young and the Restless.

Top three people searches in news and media: Bret Michaels, Tiger Woods, Sandra Bullock.

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