MIAMI, May 11 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Yahoo! En Espanol today announced its most popular Searches on Yahoo! Pop for the month of April (http://espanol.pop.yahoo.com/pop/04-2009/). Yahoo! Pop allows users to access the site and stay in touch with what’s hot and use it as a resource to search for and spot trends. Information on Yahoo! Pop is available and searchable by day, month and category.
The Most Popular Searches in Yahoo! Pop for April include:
Top 10 Overall Searches
1. Barbara Mori
2. Alicia Keys
3. Gaby Espino
4. Sofia Vergara
5. Eva Longoria
6. Britain’s Got Talent
7. Organizacion Mundial de la Salud (OMS)
8. Dona Barbara
9. Michelle Rodriguez
10. Jessica Alba
Beautiful Hispanic women, TV shows and the world’s authority on health issues populated Yahoo!’s most popular searches list for the month of April. Barbara Mori, the Uruguayan actress who is promoting her most recent film “Cosas Insignificantes,” topped the Pop list last month as she revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer while working on the film but that she had completely recovered thanks to early detection. Searches for Gaby Espino also peaked in April as news broke that the actress will participate in “Mas sabe el diablo,” a remake of the popular Colombian telenovela “Por que diablos,” now filming in Miami. Sofia Vergara, another Hispanic beauty, was popular among Yahoo! En Espanol users as the Colombian model and actress debuted in the Broadway musical “Chicago” in the role of Mama Morton to rave reviews. The World Health Organization (Organizacion Mundial de la Salud) also made the top ten list as Hispanics across the nation turned to the world’s authority on health issues to obtain the latest statistics and news on the swine flu epidemic. The European TV show “Britain’s Got Talent” was also popular among Yahoo! En Espanol users, who searched for contestant Susan Boyle’s performance, which wowed the show’s judges and the online community with the song “I Dream the Dream” from Les Miserables. Other Pop favorites last month included singer Alicia Keys, actresses Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba and Eva Longoria and the popular telenovela “Dona Barbara.”
In addition to the most popular overall topics, Yahoo! Pop also reveals the Top Ten Searches in six other categories: entertainment, music, technology, celebrities, news and sports. During the month of April, actress Eva Longoria was the most searched for in the entertainment and celebrity categories. The news category was dominated by searches for hit British show “Britain’s Got Talent” and information on the OMS, while the sports category was all about soccer with CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) and Liga Mexicana nabbed the No.1 and No.2 spots on the list.
In addition, Yahoo! users searched for news on Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Alicia Machado and Demi Lovato, who were among the most searched in the music category.
Updated daily, Yahoo! Pop search results showcase the diverse interests and concerns of U.S. Hispanics around the net, from gorgeous celebrity sightings and salacious political news to funny jokes and the latest consumer obsessions. To come up with the Yahoo! Pop Top 10 list, Yahoo! created a unique algorithm which scans anonymous query logs from Yahoo! Search across a variety of categories to see what themes and trends bubble up to the surface. Individual searches are never used to develop these lists.
Every day millions of people visit Yahoo! to search for news, hobbies, curiosities, and all types of information. By putting all of the searches together, the site displays the topics that are of most interest to people. To view the most popular searches of the day, click on ‘Pop’ on the Yahoo! En Espanol front page or visit: http://espanol.pop.yahoo.com/.
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo! is focused on powering its communities of users, advertisers, publishers and developers by creating indispensable experiences built on trust. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
SOURCE Yahoo! En Espanol