Priya Varrier Beats Sunny Leone In Google Search; OnePlus 6 Most Searched Mobile
Google has released their annual most searched topics list, and there are some big surprises.
Google India has just released their annual ‘Year in Search’ 2018 report, which gives us strong indications about what India was looking for in 2018.
The biggest change which we witnessed is the rise of Priya Varrier in the Google search trends – She has beaten Sunny Leone, who used to be the reigning personality searched by Indians.
Meanwhile, OnePlus has beaten all other smartphone brands to emerge as the #1 brand searched by Indians on Google.
What others topics were searched by Indians in 2018? Keep reading to find out more!
Priya Varrier: Most Searched Personality
Priya Varrier, the 18-year old Malayalam actress who shot to fame after her ‘winking’ video clip went viral, has finally beaten Sunny Leone, the Bollywood superstar who was #1 on Google searches till now.
Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra’s husband climbed to #2 position, whereas Priyanka Chopra was herself ranked #4. Sapna Choudhary, whose dance moves had conquered Youtube views, is ranked #3.
Here are top 10 personalities searched by Indians on Google in 2018:
1) Priya Prakash Varrier
2) Nick Jonas
3) Sapna Choudhary
4) Priyanka Chopra
5) Anand Ahuja
6) Sara Ali Khan
7) Salman Khan
8) Meghan Markle
9) Anup Jalota
10) Boney Kapoor
OnePlus Most Searched Mobile Phone
In a surprise twist of event, OnePlus 6 has emerged as the mobile phone which was searched the most by Indians.
Vivo V9 is the surprise entry at #2, followed by Realme 2 Pro at #3.
Here are the top smartphones searched by Indians in 2018:
- OnePlus 6
- Vivo V9
- Realme 2 Pro
- Redmi Note 5
- Oppo F9 Pro
- Redmi Note 5 Pro
- Mi A1
- Realme 2
- Mi A2
- Redmi Note 6 Pro
In other gadgets, these were the top searches: Google Home, GoPro Hero, Apple AirPods, Apple Watch Series 4, Fitbit Versa, Sony a7iii camera, Jabra Elite 65t, Bose Soundsport Free, GoPro Fusion and Amazon Echo Spot.
Whatsapp Stickers: Most Searched ‘How To..’ Question
India’s love for Whatsapp is not hidden, and the same is reflected in the Google searches as well. ‘How to send Whatsapp stickers’ climbed to #1 position this year, followed by ‘How to link Aadhaar with mobile’ at #2, and ‘How to make Rangoli’ at #3.
Here are the top 10 questions asked by Indians on Google:
1) How to send stickers on Whatsapp
2) How to link Aadhaar with mobile number
3) How to make rangoli
4) How to port mobile number
5) How to invest in bitcoin
6) Ayushman Bharat Yojana how to apply
7) How to remove holi colour from face
8) How to check 10th result 2018
9) How to solve Rubik’s cube
10) How to check name in NRC Assam
Robot 2.0: Most Searched Movie
Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0 has become the most searched movie on Google, followed by Baaghi 2 and Race 3, which starred Salman Khan.
Here are the top 10 list:
1) Robot 2.0
2) Baaghi 2
3) Race 3
4) Avengers Infinity War
5) Tiger Zinda Hai
8) Black Panther
10) Deadpool 2
Mobile Store Near Me: Most Searched ‘Near Me.. ‘ Keyword
When it comes to searching keywords with ‘Near me..’, then mobile stores was the #1 search, even beating supermarkets and petrol pumps.
Here are the top 10 searches:
1) Mobile stores near me
2) Supermarkets near me
3) Gas stations near me
4) Cashpoint near me
5) Car dealers near me
6) Massage near me
7) Pharmacies near me
8) Gynaecologist near me
9) Convenience stores near me
10) Jobs near me
FIFA Worldcup 2018: Biggest Searched Keyword
In the overall list of the biggest searched keyword, FIFA Worldcup 2018 is at #1 position, followed by ‘Live Score’, which was searched by both Cricket and Football fans.
1) FIFA World Cup 2018
2) Live score
3) IPL 2018
4) Karnataka election results
5) Baal Veer
6) Bigg Boss
7) Robot 2.0
8) Asia Cup 2018
9) Motu Patlu
10) Asian Games 2018
Checkout the entire list of most searched terms and subjects on Google right here.