Thanks to search engines like Google, no longer do people in Abilene have to spend hours of time in the library searching for information on Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games, American Idol or ABC. With just a couple of keystrokes, that information is right in front of your eyes. Heck, you're probably clicking on the links I just provided for those 5 topics right now. How do I know that? According to Google Insights, those are 5 of the most searched terms by people in the Abilene area.

Here's the breakdown of searches in the past 30 days by those in the Abilene area:

Top Searches

  1. Texas
  2. Facebook
  3. You
  4. Youtube
  5. Games

Rising Searches

  1. Kony 2012
  2. NCAA
  3. Hunger Games
  4. American Idol
  5. ABC

Other Popular Searches

  1. Pinterest
  2. Tattoos
  3. Skyrim
  4. Hairstyles
  5. iPhone

How many of those search topics have you used recently? How many of those did you Google after reading this article?