'April Jones' among most searched terms

The name of missing Machynlleth schoolgirl April Jones was the fifth most searched term on Google in the UK in 2012. News of her disappearance spread extremely fast online, especially on social media.

Click here to see the full list of Google trends for 2012.

April Jones
5-year-old April Jones has been missing since 1 October Credit: Family photograph / Dyfed-Powys Police

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Search for April Jones

The search for missing Machynlleth five-year-old April Jones continues. A fund set up to assist the search operation has so far amassed over £60,000.