Google’s top trending searches in 2018 in South Africa

Top searches around the world gives an insight of how users behave and the frequency of what they look out for.

The recent Google survey in South Africa reveals the most searched item on the search google search engine.

Google just  released its annual list of top trending searches in South Africa, showing there was a keen interest in local celebrities, news and events, with six of the top 10 trending search terms being local.

The “top questions” list shows South Africans’ awareness of and curiosity about what is happening in the world around them, from celebrities to more personal concerns, while the “near me” list shows how much South Africans have come to rely on online sources to find businesses close to them.

The top trending South African searches
1. World Cup fixtures
2.Load shedding
3.Global Citizen
5.Winnie Mandela
6. HHP
8.Black Panther
9.Meghan Markle
10.Mac Miller

Trending personalities
2.Cyril Ramaphosa
3.Sbahle Mpisane
4.Kevin Anderson
5.Malusi Gigaba
6.Ashwin Willemse
7.Patrice Motsepe
8.Cheryl Zondi
9.Shamila Batohi
10.Mlindo the Vocalist

Top questions
1.How did Avicii die?
2.How old is Pharrell Williams?
3.What is listeriosis?
4.What is black data?
5.How old is Prince Harry?
6.How much are Global Citizen tickets?
7.How to get pregnant?
8.What time is the royal wedding?
9.What happened to HHP?
10.How old is Meghan Markle?

Top “near me” searches
Jobs near me
Nandos near me
Dischem near me
McDonalds near me
Guest house near me
Postnet near me
Steers near me
Spar near me
Debonairs near me
Spur near me


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