It’s year-in-review time! I love this time of year because all of these lists invariably wind up making me feel like I’ve wasted another 12 months of this all-too-short existence (and who doesn’t love that?) or reinforce the notion that everyone in the world is an idiot. This year’s list of most searched-for terms does the latter.
Here’s the full list, by way of Experian Hitwise:
3. Facebook Login
Two things here: First, yeah, Facebook’s on there four times. Same as last year. That’s idiotic;
we’re you’re all idiots. Stop that.
Second, it tickles me that Yahoo’s also on the list twice. Yeah yeah, I know; Yahoo’s still a major portal for legacy users. But it’s a special kind of ironic that all those folks who are still tied to their old Yahoo accounts are presumably using non-Yahoo search engines to find Yahoo. Or are they… searching for Yahoo on Yahoo? Either way, why are you searching for Yahoo? Stop that, too.