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Top Name of 2011 - Steve Jobs

This year totally belonged to Steve Jobs who was almost omnipresent and this has been proven by Global Language Monitor, according to which the most-used name of 2011 is "Steve Jobs".

Global Language Monitor is an Austin-based company that tracks language trends and according to their report "occupy" is the top word and "Arab Spring" is the top phrase this year in English language.

This trend refers to the current events like Wall Street movement, Occupy Oakland Camp and also the Northern Africa and Middle East uprisings, reported The Global Language Monitor (opens in new tab).

This study was done by using a technology named "NarrativeTracker" that is capable of monitoring top 75,000 print as well as electronic media all around the world and also blogs and social media sites.

President of Global Language Monitor, Paul JJ Payack, said that, "Our top words, phrases, and names this year come from five continents, confirmation of the ever expanding influence of the English language," as published in the company's website. This study was conducted over 1.58 billion English speaking people throughout the world.

Steve Jobs, who died on 5th October due to Cancer, is still a sensation over print as well as electronic media world-wide.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.