Britney Spears is number 1 search term

Yahoo unveiled their Year in the Review this week with the most searched terms, its always good to see what sort of things people have been looking for the most.

Top of the list is Britney Spears which is no surprise seeing as everyone can't get enough reading about her up and down social or personal life, second is WWE which may surprise some people but they were second last year and have this year had a big following due to celebrity's appearing on their shows. Other names on the list include President Elect Barack Obama, Miley Cyrus and Runescape.

Yahoo also released the trends for this year in different categories ranging from news to celebrities and deaths of famous people. Something that keeps popping up in the results is the Elections which this year had a massive buzz on the internet with most people searching for news on polls or just wanting to read up on the candidates. As mentioned earlier, deaths played a big part in this years results with many people wanting to read up on the news of the people they loved. Heath Ledger who died this year was top of the Farewell list followed by names such as Paul Newman, Bernie Mac and George Carlin.

You can view the complete trends and searches over at Yahoo's 2008 in Review Site.

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