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iPhone 5 behind 'Election' as Yahoo reveals 2012's popular searches

Yahoo released their list of top searches in 2012 with the iPhone 5 taking its spot behind this year
By: Daniel Perez | Internet & Websites News | Posted: Dec 3, 2012 6:58 pm

2012 was quite the year for those hungry for knowledge to learn about Apple's iPhone 5 as well as information regarding this year's elections in the United States as Yahoo has revealed its top 10 searches of the year. The election took the first spot in their list, while the iPhone 5 came in second place, which is one spot down from the iPhone's previous #1 spot on Yahoo's 2011 popular searches list.




Kim Kardashian, Kate Upton and Kate Middleton rounded up the top 5 popular searches of 2012, which just goes to show no matter how hard people search for worthwhile content, there's going to be a swarm of folks searching for the latest celebrity gossip.


Here's Yahoo's top 10 searches for 2012:


  1. Election
  2. iPhone 5
  3. Kim Kardashian
  4. Kate Upton
  5. Kate Middleton
  6. Whitney Houston
  7. Olympics
  8. Political polls
  9. Lindsay Lohan
  10. Jennifer Lopez


Yahoo not only revealed their top 2012 searches, but they also released the top-searched gadget list with the iPhone 5 taking the top spot, iPad 3 in second and iPad Mini in third place. The remaining searches are a mix of Android & iOS devices with no love for Windows Phone or gaming devices to be seen.


  1. iPhone 5
  2. iPad 3
  3. iPad Mini
  4. Samsung Galaxy S3
  5. Kindle Fire
  6. iPhone 4
  7. Nook
  8. iPod Touch
  9. Samsung Galaxy Tab
  10. Samsung Galaxy Note

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