Google India, posted a the 2009 Year-End Google Zeitgeist, “People turned to internet to know more about everything that was happening around. Indian general elections, the two budgets, global recession and the Satyam scam - everything was hot on internet. On the tech side, Twitter's growth has been astounding and the launch of Window 7 was much talked about, Gmail emerged as the most popular online destinations, young politicians like Rahul Gandhi and Sachin Pilot emerged as new face of political leadership in the country. ISRO impressed the world with Bhuvan, a product that allows user to discover and explore earth in 3D mode with specific emphasis on the Indian region. Most popular celebrities: katrina kaif, michael jackson, salman khan, aishwarya rai, shahid kapoor, kareena kapoor, shahrukh khan, angelina jolie, megan fox, sachin tendulkar,” writes Google India blog.
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