Yahoo! Telemundo Reveals BUZZ-worthy Searches for January, Highlights Top 10 Searches in...

Yahoo! Telemundo Reveals BUZZ-worthy Searches for January, Highlights Top 10 Searches in Three Popular Search Categories



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Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – PRNewswire)–February 5, 2008–Yahoo! Telemundo today announced its Top 10 Searches for January (http://yahootelemundo.com/buzz), which include the Top 10 overall searches, image searches and news searches for the month, as established by the millions of Yahoo! Telemundo users.

Top Trends in Search for January include:

Top 10 Overall Searches

1. Games / Juegos

2. Funny Videos/ Videos Chistosos

3. Poems / Poemas

4. Chat

5. Translator / Traductor

6. Jokes / Chistes

7. Weight loss / Bajar de Peso

8. Pacman

9. Sex / Sexo

10 Novelas

It seems like people started the New Year in a playful mood as many looked for games, funny videos and jokes. Yahoo! Telemundo users also continued to look for ways to better communicate, searching for places to chat, ways translate and examples of inspirational poetry. In addition, they made sure to stay up to speed on their novelas.

Top 10 Image Searches

1. Shakira

2. Roselyn Sánchez

3. Britney Spears

4. Gisele Bundchen

5. Liz Vega

6. Hilary Duff

7. Juanes

8. Dulce Maria

9. Alicia Keys

10. Ronaldinho

Beautiful Latina celebrities like Shakira, Roselyn Sanchez and Liz Vega topped the image search list this past month, but troubled Britney Spears didn’t fall far behind as all her odd behavior and legal woes continued to be hot topics. Also, searches for Gisele Bundchen and Ronaldinho proved that Brazilians are still hot, hot, hot and further attested to their superstar status on the catwalk and on the soccer field, respectively.

Top 10 News Searches – Politics, UFOs, Cheaters and Recalls

1. Hostages FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) / Rehenes FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia)

2. Immigration / Inmigración

3. Barack Obama

4. Texas UFO

5. Toys and Lead / Juguetes de Plomo

6. Corruption / Corrupción

7. Steroids / Esteroides

8. Iraq / Irak

9. Los Oscar

10. Hillary Clinton

From the U.S. democratic candidates and the war in Iraq to the corruption throughout the Americas and the release of the FARC hostages in Colombia, politics and political turmoil were key news topics. In addition, the immigration debate remained a hot button for U.S. Hispanics and the ever-present news about toxic levels of lead in toys worried consumers and kept them searching for updates.

Every month the Yahoo! Telemundo Top 10 Searches showcases 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. The monthly list includes a recap of the Top 10 Overall Searches, Top 10 Image Searches and Top 10 Searches in a revolving category, which changes monthly. To come up with the Yahoo! Top Searches list, Yahoo! 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. For more information on Yahoo! Telemundo’s Top 10 Searches, visit http://www.yahootelemundo.com/buzz,

About Yahoo! Telemundo:

Yahoo! Telemundo (http://www.yahootelemundo.com), is a commercial venture between Yahoo! Inc. and Telemundo Communications Group, Inc., and is a leading online media and services community for Hispanic consumers in the U.S. This comprehensive and engaging online community for U.S. Hispanics brings together Yahoo!’s leading technology, Internet tools and services with the online assets and original television content of Telemundo, connecting the U.S. Hispanic community to their passions, their communities and the world’s knowledge.

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Yahoo! Telemundo Reveals BUZZ-worthy Searches for January, Highlights Top 10 Searches in Three Popular Search Categories