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Barack Obama, Steve Harvey and Jennifer Hudson Top Searches for Search Engine Targeting Blacks

Thursday, December 18, 2008 - 04:04

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- (, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ:IACI), today announced their most popular searches in 2008. Barack Obama, Jennifer Hudson, and Britney Spears are among the top searches since its launch in April, 2008. is the first-of-its-kind search engine for the Black community. also listed the overall themes and popular trends that were most searched including male and female celebrities, news, and jobs. Barack Obama and Jennifer Hudson were the most popular search terms. Some of the more interesting search terms that made the list include AKA Barbie, Ghetto Prom, and Presidential Debates. The complete list can be found at:

  Top Five Overall Searches         Top Five News Searches

  1. Jennifer Hudson                1. Isiah Thomas Overdose
  2. Britney Spears                 2. Obama and Ludacris
  3. Obama                          3. Paul Pierce Stabbing
  4. LisaRaye                       4. Dancing with The Stars
  5. High School Musical 3          5. Hot 107.9 Atlanta

  Top Five Female Celebrities       Top Five Male Celebrities

  1. Jennifer Hudson                1. Steve Harvey
  2. Britney Spears                 2. Soulja Boy
  3. LisaRaye                       3. Bernie Mac
  4. Kim Kardashian                 4. Lil' Wayne
  5. Whitney Houston                5. Isiah Thomas

  Top Five Job Searches

  1. Entry Level
  2. Medical
  3. Admin/Clerical
  4. Customer Service
  5. Human Resources

  About is truly a first-of-its-kind search engine for the Black community, employing a patent-pending technology that enables the search engine to blend mainstream general search results with highly-relevant Black search results. The search engine is complemented by a unique job search and networking feature as well as a news section that presents several points of view on current events coming from mainstream, internal editorial contributors and Black media sources and outlets. is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ:IACI). For more information please visit


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