Mr. Obama might have won the race to become the first black American President but in the world of Internet,beats him. According to the results of Yahoo Top 10 Search Items in 2008, Britney spears ranks number one followed by Obama in the personality category.
Britney spears has been the top searched term for last seven out of eight years, for one reason or the other. Her private life issues has always been the eye candy for the paparazzi, whether its getting her child's custody, several stays in rehab centers or crossing the law.TOP 10 SEARCHES IN 2008 Britney Spears World Wrestling Entertainment Barack Obama Miley Cyrus RuneScape Jessica Alba Naruto American Idol
Yahoo has also created other interesting search categories to get a better picture of what the world has been searching the most for in 2008. This includes economics, politicians, news stories, the olympics, rising celebrities, influential women and those who died in last year.
Yahoo team believes that there is an evolution coming along as more and more people search internet for various purposes.