The terms most searched for on the Internet indicate what people are talking about, wondering about, thinking about. The most important topics of our culture. And who was the most discussed in the Year 2000?
Not surprisingly, top on many of the lists was pop star Britney Spears. Runners-up were Pokemon or Dragon Ball Z, Pamela Anderson, Eminem, and N'Sync.
Current events were popular: "presidential election" briefly eclipsed Britney's top spot. Also, useful subjects like Napster, Warez, and MP3. And the age-old favorite - on Alta Vista, which doesn't censor its list, "sex" was number one.