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Google Trends In Real Time: Watch The Internet Search, Live

13/06/2013 09:51 BST | Updated 12/08/2013 10:12 BST

Google has released a real-time visualisation of everything the Internet is searching for, as it happens.

The neat online tool, based on Google Trends data, gives viewers a snapshot of what's trending online.

As of press time hot searches included iOS 7, the PS4 and lots of things in Russian that we don't understand.

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You can choose to see just one topic on screen, or expand it into a five-by-five grid.

In truth it's not exactly the most useful Google tool around - the search giant has a wealth of interesting and engaging Trends tools, but after a few minutes this one is a bit of a snooze.

But as a pure visual treat - or possibly as a screensaver if someone can hack that up for us? - it's quite fascinating.

And yes, as far as we can tell it's safe for work...