A social networking game has instigated a cascade of web searches for "urbandictionary.com" and "urban dictionary" on February 8.
Social networkers have been posting Urban Dictionary's definition of their first name in their MySpace and Facebook statuses, with humorous consequences.
Popular name definitions on Urban Dictionary range from the sweet and innocent, Kate ("A girl's name for the coolest person you will ever meet") to the "moody" John ("a very extremely confusing guy. shows that he has feelings for you sometimes, but then might just randomly stop talking to you at any time. very flirtatious. manwhore.")
The sixth and final season of the hit TV show Lost has begun to air in the US. Fans of the cult TV show have long been captivated by the mysterious island and its inhabitants. The nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat drama leaves its viewers questioning the concepts of time travel and parallel universes.
Fans have already started searching the web for theories that might explain the events that took place during the first double episode of season six.
People in the US, Canada and Mexico have been searching for information related to the Super Bowl 2010 during the week of February 8. The big game took place on Sunday, February 7.
The search terms with the most significant growth worldwide in the last seven days as measured by Google Insights, recorded on February 8 at 3:30 PM GMT are:
1. urbandictionary.com (Breakout)
2. urban dictionary (+500%)
3. euromillions resultats (+170%)
4. vanessa perroncel (+160%)
5. lost (+100%)
6. beyonce (+90%)
7. super bowl 2010 (+60%)
8. dictionary (+50%)
9. lady gaga (+40%)
10. bbb10 (+40%)