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Mumbai only looks forward to IPL

Shakira and FIFA make it to the top 10 lists in the Google Zeitgeist 2010, Bollywood is totally ignored.

entertainment Updated: Dec 14, 2010 16:02 IST
Sneha Mahale
Sneha Mahale
Hindustan Times

Mumbai gave Bollywood a miss in the Google Zeitgeist 2010. Not one actor, film or song made it to the top ten list, as the city chose to focus on the IPL. Cricket scores, Shakira and even football is what the netizens of India’s film capital prefer. Proving their tech-conscious ways, YouTube, mobiles and online applications too, made it to the top.

Incidentally, technology also made it to the all India ‘Most Popular’ list, as online railway bookings (IRCTC) surfaced as the most searched topic. Some of the newer entries this year are Micromax and Samsung mobiles. Social networking sites like Facebook, Orkut and Twitter; and even the FIFA World Cup showed that netizens enjoy keeping in touch shakirawith each other.

Also, Internet was the online community’s new counsellor, as many turned to the web with queries on ‘how to get pregnant’, ‘how to kiss’, ‘how to impress a girl’, ‘how to make money’ and even ‘how to tie a tie’.

Mumbai’s favorites
1. IPL 2010 schedule
2. Micromax mobile
4. Shakira
5. YouTube videos
6. Getjar
7. Samsung mobile
8. Zedge
9. Cricket score
10. Google translate

Fastest rising
1. IRCTC login
2. Micromax mobile
3. YouTube videos
5. Facebook
6. Cricket live score
7. Indian Railways
8. Twitter
9. Way2sms
10. Samsung Mobile

Popular ‘how to’ list
1. How to get pregnant
2. How to kiss
3. How to impress a girl
4. How to improve spoken
5. How to reduce weight
6. How to gain weight
7. How to tie a tie
8. How to create a website
9. How to make money
10. How to meditate

First Published: Dec 14, 2010 14:28 IST