What Google searches tell us about British internet users

Google today published the details of the most searched for terms on its search engine this year, and for me it tells us lots about the British.

Whilst worldwide the searches concentrated on individuals and events
It seems that the UK searches show that as a nation we have appalling memories and cannot remember the addresses of even the most popular websites, we fail to understand the simple standard ways in which many website addresses use dot com or dot co dot uk or that we as a nation cannot use bookmarks.

The UK searches results were

The fact that jobs is also in the top ten is also significant, given the state of the economy.

1 comment:

E said...

I think what you are seeing is the effect of the UK having faster broadband than the US. Here we can go to websites very quickly via Google.