The world’s top searches on Google in 2016

Techno 29 December, 2016

The Pokémon Go mobile game was the world’s most popular query this year on Google’s online search engine, according to a ranking published Wednesday by the US Internet group.

It is followed by the Apple iPhone 7, released in September, then by Donald Trump, who won the US presidential election in November, and by singer Prince, who died in April.

Donald Trump is also at the top of the standings, ahead of his rival Democrat Hillary Clinton. On topical subjects of interest to Internet users, the US presidential election is at the top of the list, followed by the Olympic Games and the Brexit.

Google publishes this list of global trends every year, as well as lists by country summarizing the major interests of Internet users.

In France, Pokémon Go arrived this year in second place among the most wanted subjects, behind the Euro football and before the Tour de France, the Olympic Games and the US presidential election.

On the social network Facebook, which had published its own list at the beginning of December, the American presidential election and the Brazilian policy had emerged as the most discussed subjects this year on the scale of the planet. Pokémon Go ranked third.

Donald most wanted than Pokémon in Canada

The exercise is so much fun every year, comparing the demands of Canadians with the rest of the world. It turns out that here we have been more numerous and / or regular to type in the engine bar President-elect Donald Trump. The Nintendo critters are only second in the ranking for Canada. No iPhone on the podium for that matter, but the Raptors team in Toronto.

Donald Trump is also top of the list, with the US presidential election and the Zika virus being the most popular in the country.

The Prime Minister of Canada has not been able to break into the 15 categories of the biggest national trends. Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who died in March this year, Kellie Leitch, Member of Parliament for Simcoe-Gray, and John Brad Wall, Premier of Saskatchewan, The most sought after agents.

Justin Trudeau still entitled to an appearance in the video Year in Search of Google, which is seen in full session of high-fiving when défilié Pride in summer. Against a backdrop of Light the sky , performed by the winner of America’s Got Talent, Grace Vanderwaal.

It should be noted in passing that you most often asked Google in 2016 what the Brexit was.