This picture shows a computer screen with the Italian website Google on November 28, 2012 in Rome. A probe by Italian tax authorities into US Internet giant Google's Italian arm has found it failed to declare income of 240 million euros ($310 million) and pay value added tax of 96 million euros. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE (Photo credit should read GIUSEPPE CACACE,GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE,GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
Google has attempted to encapsulate the year with the video above, which covers some of the most searched subjects of 2012, scored to "All I Want" by Kodaline and produced by Whirled.*
I'm with the YouTube commenter who thinks "Dumb Ways to Die" didn't have that much effect on the 2012 zeitgeist. Still, pretty good video.
* This sentence has been updated with additional information about the video.