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Post by Kim Bradford on Dec. 31, 2006 at 7:34 am with No Comments »
December 31, 2006 7:34 am

What were you all searching for in 2006?


One word: babes.

Shakira


Several of the big search engines track the year’s most popular searches. Google has a peculiar methodology: It ranks searches by trends, not overall numbers. So it picks up on rising attractions like Bebo and MySpace (Nos. 1 and 2 for the year).


Yahoo and Microsoft go for quantity. Topping Yahoo’s list: Britney Spears. No. 2: Shakira (pictured). No. 4: Jessica Simpson. No. 5: Paris Hilton.


Microsoft’s No. 1 is Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldinho. But Shakira, Paris and Britney are right behind him; Pamela Anderson is No. 7.


Need any more evidence that men waste more time on the Web than women?

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