Google released the Google Zeitgeist 2011 today. Google made several lists this year and even broke them down by country. You can play with the interactive lists at googlezeitgeist.com.
Those in the picture above are included in the "fastest rising searches" category, including Rebecca Black, Google+, Ryan Dunn, Casey Anthony, Battlefield 3, iPhone 5, Adele, 東京 電力, Steve Jobs and iPad 2.
Google summed up the year also in this video:
Here is a partial text based list:
1. Lego Alien Conquest
2. Unova Pokedex
Fastest-Rising Costu [...]
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