Google releases 2013 Zeitgeist video, reveals Nelson Mandela as top search for the year

Posted Dec 17, 2013

Google has revealed the top global searches for the year. The top search is the late former South African president Nelson Mandela. One of the reasons why the name was heavily searched is because he passed away on December 5th.

The top searches were:

1. Nelson Mandela

2. Paul Walker

3. iPhone 5s

4. Cory Monteith

5. Harlem Shake

6. Boston Marathon

7. Royal Baby

8. Samsung Galaxy S4

9. PlayStation 4

10. North Korea

As part of an annual tradition, Google has released the 2013 Google Zeitgeist video. You can see the previous Google Zeitgeist videos here: 2012, 2011, 2010.

[Source: CNET]