Ukraine, Elizabeth II, the Rayan child, the World Cup… The Google search engine has just revealed its list of the most searched terms in 2022, a way for the platform to understand and better know the interests of Internet users. .
As every year, Google has published the words and expressions that the world, and especially the countries, have searched for the most on its engine during the year, classifying them according to different categories: News, Personalities, Actors, Athletes, Songs…
As for the most searched words in the Arab countries, the “rayan child”, the tragedy of the little Moroccan who died after falling into a well, which affected millions of people around the world, is among the most searched in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt in the category of personalities.
The three Arab states have also, in the sports category, since last month vigorously sought the information in connection with the “World Cup 2022”. The record queries associated with the term are “FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”, “World Cup Live Scores”, “World Cup Match of the Day” and it goes on.
When it comes to searches in general, the “Wordle” application, an online word game, tops the list of most searched words worldwide, followed by “India vs England” in second place. then by “Ukraine”, whose associated queries that registered a record are “war Ukraine direct”, “population Ukraine 2022” and “war Ukraine Russia Vladimir Putin” and this, since the outbreak of war in February 2022.
Internet users were particularly interested in September in researching information about “Elizabeth II” when her death was announced. This trend continued to increase by searching related topics such as “Liz Truss”, “Charles III” as well as the “net worth” of the late Queen’s assets, queries are still increasing according to Google.
Also in terms of the category of personalities, certain names have been thoroughly studied, such as Johnny Depp, who appeared in particular in the category of the most searched actors on Google, as well as for his ex-wife Amber Heard, due to their long life, trial became famous that the whole world followed step by step. A trend that lasted more than three months.
Tennis has been honored in this year’s trends. Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are the athletes who have had special attention among internet users internationally. The inquiries mainly focus on the tournaments they have participated in.
As for the TV Shows category, “Euphoria”, “House of the Dragon”, “Moon Knight”, “The Watcher” and “Inventing Anna” are among the 5 most searched series on the platform thanks to their success and innovative storylines, while “Thor: Love and Thunder,” “Black Adam,” “Top Gun: Maverick,” “The Batman” and “Encanto” topped the trend in movie category queries.