UPDATE: Read Top 10 Web Searches in Nigeria: September 2012
With Social media now at mainstream and also the rise of convergent technology- blackberry, iphone, smartphone at its peak, i decided to probe into what Nigerians are searching for on the web with the aim of identifying the rising searches, that have experienced significant growth in a given time period, with respect to the preceding time period.
Over the past 30 days, Nigerians have been most interested in information related to Nigeria, Facebook, Email, Google and News.
An insight into these searches confirms what really Nigerians are searching ranging from topics such as the demise of Osama bin Laden, the suggestions by Nigerian youths to cancel National youth Service Corp (NYSC), The Nigerian Army (probably recruitment) and also the ongoing reality TV Show Big Brother Africa with a Breakout which means that the search term has experienced a change in growth greater than 5000%.
Here are the Top 10 Rising Web Searches in Nigeria For the Past 30 Days:
1. Big Brother Amplified
3. Osama bin Laden
4. Big Brother
5. Big Brother Africa
6. Nigerian Army
7. Nigeria Army
9. University of Ibadan
So what have you been searching for and what else can you infer ?