Ask.com, the online brand for questions and answers, today released the top trending search terms and corresponding questions for 2012 around celebrities, news and politics.
"With nearly half of the queries on Ask.com in the form of a full question, we get a snapshot of not only what captured consumers' attention, but also what piqued their curiosity," said Valerie Combs, vice president of communications for Ask.com, in a press release. "This year, we partnered with Harris to dig even deeper and unearth how the nation really feels about 2012's most captivating headlines." More than 100 million people turned to Ask.com to satisfy their curiosity around 2012's biggest news and events.
And, apologies to Kim Kardashian, but the person Ask users most wanted to know about this year was Kristen Stewart.