Apple's iPad was the second hottest Google search term for 2010

December 11, 2010: 4:33 PM ET

Click to enlarge. Source: Google

Apple's (AAPL) tablet computer lost by a hair to No. 1 Chatroulette in Google's (GOOG) list of the fastest rising search terms for 2010. Twitter was No. 8 and Facebook No. 10. Android did not make the list.

In the consumer electronics category, the iPad was No. 1 and the iPhone 4 No. 2. Android didn't make this list either, but an Android phone -- the HTC Evo 4G  -- did.

Below: Zeitgeist 2010, Google's YouTube video of the year in review.


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