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Google Trends 2014

Google Trends 2014

It’s that time of year again when firstly the year 2014 is almost upon us, and when Google release their stats about the most searched items on the world’s number 1 search engine! The Google Trends 2014 reflects what the world, and every country’s population searches most for during the year. Google Trends also has categories in which each search is categorized into. Below, we reflect on some of those categories…

Firstly in the world, the Top Consumer Electronic searches were for the:

  1. iPhone 6
  2. Samsung Galaxy S5
  3. Nexus 6
  4. Moto G
  5. Samsung Note 4
  6. LG G3
  7. Xbox One
  8. Apple Watch
  9. Nokia X
  10. iPad Air

The Top General Searches by New Zealanders in 2014 are as follows:

  1. FIFA World Cup
  2. Robin Williams
  3. Commonwealth Games
  4. Malaysia Airlines
  5. iPhone 6
  6. Jennifer Lawrence
  7. Charlotte Dawson
  8. Flappy Bird
  9. Spark
  10. Ebola

You may want to compare the above list with the following Top General Searches in the world for 2014:

  1. Robin Williams
  2. World Cup
  3. Ebola
  4. Malaysia Airlines
  5. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  6. Flappy Bird
  7. Conchita Wurst
  8. ISIS
  9. Frozen
  10. Sochi Olympics

The Top Trending Kiwis are:

  1. Lorde
  2. Aaron Smith
  3. Rachel Smalley
  4. Lisa Lewis
  5. Mark Hunt
  6. Joseph Parker
  7. Benji Marshall
  8. Chris Cairns
  9. Mona Dotcom
  10. Stephen Donald

The Top Global News Searches in 2014 were:

  1. Ebola
  2. ISIS
  3. Malaysia Airlines
  4. Crimea / Ukraine
  5. Ferguson
  6. Gaza and Israel
  7. Scottish Referendum
  8. Oscar Pistorius trial

And just for fun, here were the Top Trending YouTube Videos of 2014:

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You can find out more about Google Trends 2014, and the top trending items in each country, here: http://www.google.com/2014

Here’s to the final 14 days of 2014!

— www.google.com/2014