What topped the charts on Google in 2014? Here are the trends
Google India recently announced the top searches on Google in 2014. The lists look at the top trends and searches through the collective eyes of the world on the web, it offers a perspective on the year’s biggest interests, major events, and hot searches that ruled the web in India. Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Google India, said
The findings of Google’s Year in Search is a clear testimony of India’s growing interest in issues of national importance. The 2014 Lok Sabha elections pointed to the power of digital media and also to the unprecedented demand for information. These elections were fought as much on India’s dusty plains as it was on digital platforms, including social media such as Google Hangouts and YouTube. We’ve seen an exponential increase in the number of Internet searches this year, not just on desktops but also smartphones, a trend that is reflective of India’s growing digital emergence as the next billion Indians begin to embrace the power of the Internet.
The top searches include: IRCTC, Flipkart, SBI Online, Snapdeal, PNR Status, HDFC Netbnking, CricBuzz, OLX, Google Translate, Times of India.
The top trending searches are: Election 2014, iPhone 6, GATE 2015, Narendra Modi, IPL 2014, Ragini MMS, Kick, Jai Ho, Happy new Year
India's top trending movies: Ragini MMS, Kick, Jai Ho, Happy New Year, Bang Bang, Heropanti, Main Tera Hero, 2 States, Ek Villain, Singham Returns, Hate Story 2
India’s Top Personalities (All categories): Sunny Leone, Narendra Modi, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Priyanka Chopra, Shahrukh Khan, Poonam Pandey, Virat Kohli