Googlers obsessed with Justin Bieber, Cheryl Cole

Google has released its annual Zeitgeist list for 2010, giving a peek into what Britons have been searching for this year.

According to Google, the terms that topped the list of most searched items in 2010 include: Facebook, the BBC, YouTube, Hotmail and eBay, while Google itself managed to grab the sixth spot.

Some of the fastest-rising searches of 2010 include random video chat platform Chatroulette, social question-answer service Formspring and Apple's iPad.

Britons also performed many searches based on the major events national and world events such as the general election, registering to vote and the World Cup.

People also seemed highly interested in Kristian Digby, teen pop sensation Justin Bieber and the divorce between Cheryl and Ashley Cole.

As ever people continued to stuff with the word 'cheap' in. Cheap airline tickets, cheap holidays and cheap train tickets top that particular list.

Some of the sadder popular searches include: "I feel lonely," "I want love" and "I hate love".

Google's Zeitgeist page is here.