Yahoo! Japan reveals Search Keyword Rankings for 2012
Japan’s biggest Internet search portal, Yahoo! Japan, just released the final rankings of their annual ‘Search Word Ranking‘ list.
They accumulated all search words from January 1st until October 31st and ranked the results according to various categories.
The overall ranking contains some familiar search words, such as Youtube, which has been the number one search word on Yahoo! Japan for five consecutive years now. The biggest leaps were recorded by social networking site, Facebook and the map site, Google Maps.
Popular idol group AKB48 was the only artist that made it into the top twenty on the list. The idol group has topped again in the Yahoo! Japan annual celebrity search term ranking. According to the search giant, AKB48 was the most popular Japanese celebrity search term among Japanese people for the third consecutive year in 2012.
You can check out the overall ranking and many more below!
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