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Apple’s recently launched iPhone 4, has received greater internet search interest than teen pop sensation, Justin Bieber, reveals Google Zeitgeist, a tool which provides insight into internet search trends. 

This may be due to the fact that the iPhone 4 was introduced to the local market for the first time two weeks ago. 
 
As a result, the iPhone 4 topped the list of fastest rising searches from the last seven days. In contrast, Justin Bieber claimed the number five spot, despite the fact that the star was in South Africa last week for some ‘rest and relaxation’.
 
Heritage Day and the ANC placed second and third respectively, followed by Kulula.co.za. 
 
Idols, a perennial favourite for the rankings, still made an appearance at number seven, as the country counts down to the final winner being announced in a few weeks time.
 
Lady Gaga’s meat dress, which she wore at the MTV Music Awards, claimed first place on the list of fastest rising image searches in September, while Bees Roux remains the top newsmaker for the month. He is followed by ANC Youth League Leader, Julius Malema; the Blue Bulls; President Zuma; the Currie Cup; and controversial Bok coach, Pieter de Villiers.

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