National Ledger: The Internet is used for many things, but as the Lycos top 50 search terms shows that lots of guys and gals are still searching for the Paris Hilton *** tape.
Numbers two and three are also attractive blonde females, Canadian Pamela Anderson and American pop tart Britney Spears.
Britney has a rumored *** tape that everyone is looking for and Pamela Anderson has the famous Tommy Lee tape that likely helps her searches.
“Paris Hilton generated more searches than any other search term this year, as she consistently find ways to stay top of mind with web users,” said Dean Tsouvalas, writer of The Lycos 50.
“People continue to search for more than just the infamous Paris Hilton *** tape. Whenever Paris makes headlines offline, search activity skyrockets for her online.”
Attractive gals continue to prove that they hold all the search power, the article notes.
This marks the first time in the history of The Lycos 50 year-end list, that three women make up the top three most-searched terms of the year.
Hurricane Katrina was the most-searched news event of 2005. Katrina finsished at number 10 edging out the Tsunami which came in at number 15 on the overall list.
This marks the first time since 2001 that a news event makes the top 10 list of most popular search terms.
Top 10 Women of 2005:
01. Paris Hilton
02. Pamela Anderson
03. Britney Spears
04. Jennifer Lopez
05. Brooke Burke
06. Tara Reid
07. Angelina Jolie
08. Lindsay Lohan
09. Carmen Electra
10. Hilary Duff
Source: Chris Bergman