Before you ask, yes, the Google 30th Anniversary Pac-Man doodle can still be played here. RescueTime, a software firm, reports that “the little yellow character has gobbled up an estimated 4,819,352 hours of time in the U.S. alone.” For those who missed it and aren’t able to access Google at work or school, continue reading to see what the buzz is all about.
Their statistics suggest most people conduct 22 searches on Google in a typical day, with each lasting 11 seconds. On the day Pac-Man was introduced it boosted this average to 36 seconds. Extrapolating this up across the 504 million unique users gave them the overall 4.8million figure.