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Google Zeitgeist: The Best 2011 Recap Video Hands-Down, Based on Google Search

Here’s how the world searched on Google, turned into a phenomenal video of the year’s best and most surprising moments you won’t find in other roundups. Thanks to Google’s 2011 Zeitgeist. WOW!

Google Zeitgeist created this truly great year-in-review video. It’s based on what Google searchers hunted down news-wise, all through 2011. It’s how the world searched. The team then produced this. Amazing. A gift to you from all of us from aNewDomain. Enjoy and Happy 2012 to our loyal readers in AU and NZ — just a few hours now your new year will arrive. Happy New Year, mates!

Parental discretion advised.

On the site, Google Zeitgeist also credits:

Music: “Sooner or Later” by Mat Kearney
Produced by Whirled Creative with Director Scott Chan

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Gina Smith

Gina Smith

Based in San Francisco, Gina Smith is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning journalist online, in print, radio and national TV. A former tech correspondent for ABC News, Gina founded aNewDomain with John C. Dvorak and Dr. Jerry Pournelle. Email Gina at and follow her @ginasmith888 and on Google+ through her page at +Gina Smith.