Google Search and Its Trend in 2018, Top Search was FIFA World CupChandra Prabu (Author) Published Date : Dec 14, 2018 13:44 ET
Google's year-end Year in Search (2018 year's search) is not only a digital record of events, stories and phenomena that have attracted our attention over the past 12 months, but what was important in society during that year, And sometimes it is also a statement that shows where it is going. And in 2018, the world became a single sports event, a marriage, a death of a celebrity, a natural disaster, and politics.
In 2018, the global community was tied to the World Cup. The final game was France versus Croatia. Furthermore, the world stopped walking before the death of famous people such as musicians, scientists, and artists. Seven out of the top ten global Google searches were people who died in 2018. They are theoretical physicists and authors Stephen Hawking, rapper Mac Miller, DJ Avicii, symbolic person Stan Lee who made a comic book, celebrity chef/author/ television personality Anthony Bourdain, and fashion designer Kate Spade.
In the movie, Black Panther entered the top ten of the global, Deadpool2 and venom 2nd and 3rd respectively. In people, Meghan Markle who married Prince Harry was leading and Sylvester Stallone in Actors and also in People.
The trend is the same even if it is limited to the United States, but the result of the election, Hurricane Florence (Hurricane Florence), and lottery Mega Millions (Mega Millions) are distinctive in America.
Among the categories that were searched for in the American search of 2018 are eyelashes, fashion in the 1980s, how to vote, how to register voting rights, unicorn cake (Unicorn Cake), Keto diet (ketone body diet), and so on. In the search of American news, the top is World Cup, the next is Hurricane Florence, Mega Millions, Hurricane Michael as the result of the election. The case of Judge Cavanaugh (Kavanaugh) approached by suspicion of sexual harassment approval of the Supreme Court is the news article searched the 6th most in 2018. After that, Florida 's shooting incident, British royal wedding, number of medals won the Olympic Games, and tenth place, followed by government shutdown due to budget difficulties.
More interesting is the list of "What is ___?". The most people in the United States asked Bitcoin, the next was blackmail (racketeering), the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) (deportation of illegal immigrant children grown in America), government shutdown, Good Friday on Friday. Besides this, Fortnite of the game, illusion "Yanny or Laurel", nationalist (nationalist) were also frequently asked.
Focused on searching for games, the top was Fortnite. Even in retrieving the GIF image of the game, the top was "Fortnite", then "Default Dance," "Dilly Dilly," "Orange Justice," "Black Panther".
In the search of video games, Red Dead Redemption 2, Fallout 76, Far Cry 5, and God of War were also abundant.
Google Search and Its Trend in 2018, Top Search was FIFA World Cup