Britney Spears and Wrestling More Popular on the Web Than Obama
Obama beat McCain in both electoral and popular votes, but loses the popularity contest for the public's attention on the World Wide Web. The revolution will be webcast; but people will watching Britney's buns on youtube instead.
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Of the billions of searches carried out on the portal, Yahoo.com, over the last year, Mr Obama was third behind Spears and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Mr Obama was, however, the most searched-for politician during 2008.
The subjects of the most sought-after news stories were hurricanes, Caylee and Casey Anthony, and election 2008.
"Every day, people turn to the web to learn more about the world around them," said Yahoo's Web Life editor, Heather Cabot.
"Their searches reveal which news events, personalities and issues made an impact in 2008. This year people were captivated by the historic US presidential election and Olympic triumphs."
[Britney Spears] was number one last year for all the wrong reasons, and this year for all the right reasons
Senior Editor of Yahoo Buzz
"They also closely followed every facet of the economic downturn and enjoyed a little escapism by devouring celebrity gossip and delving into online video games" she added.