Though the extension has been available since 2010 the search term Google Gravity experienced an 80 percent increase in searches over the past week. The majority of these searches originated in Jordan, Tunisia and Egypt.
Rival internet browser Firefox also experienced popularity over the past seven days with a 40 percent increase in searches. This increase in popularity comes from the release of the latest version of Firefox Firefox 6.0 on August 16. This latest version is available to download at http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html.
Other popular search terms over the past seven days included mathematician Pierre de Fermat, creator of the famous Fermat's Last Theorem and subject of a Google Doodle on August 17; Indian social activist Anna Hazare, who is currently on hunger strike in a protest against corruption; and martial artist Jackie Chan, who recently has been subject to several false rumors regarding his death.
The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days, as measured by Google Insights and recorded August 22, were:
01. pierre de fermat (breakout)02. anna hazare (+1,650%)03. jackie chan (+1,350%)04. (850%) -Thai state lottery05. tara ried (+550%)06. osym (+130%) - national body for Turkish university entrance exams07. caixa economica federal (+90%)- Brazilian state bank / country's largest housing lender08. google gravity (+80%)09. firefox (+40%)