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iPhone 5 More Popular Than Presidential Race and Olympics On Bing Search

The most-searched-for subject on Bing was, ironically, an Apple product.

iPhone 5 More Popular Than Presidential Race and Olympics On Bing Search

U.S. users of Bing were more interested in finding out about the iPhone 5 than the 2012 Presidential election. Despite the fact that the year isn’t yet over–unless you are an Android user, in which case you’ve got two days left before you ring in 2013– the search engine has released data relating to its top searches of 2012. And there were some weird results in there, alongside the normality that is Bieber fever, Kardashian mania and the usual TV stuff.

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Weirdest of all, however, was the fact that MySpace was the third most searched for phrase on the social media front. Does MySpace still exist? For the 16% of U.S. search engine users who trust in Bing, I guess it does.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.

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