From PSI Singapore which shows the air quality index to the Anonymous Hacking as well as the recent Singapore Little India Riot, this year’s top 10 local queries as listed by Google reveals an interesting mix that has piqued the interest of Singaporeans in 2013.
With YouTube and Instagram recently released their best of 2013, Google also revealed what people has been searching globally this year.
Here’s what Singapore has been googling for in 2013.
- Top 5 Trending searches: PSI Singapore (due to the serious haze in Singapore this year), Harlem Shake, Little India Riot, Anonymous, N95 mask
- Most Searched Events: Singapore F1, IT Show, Australia Open, COMEX, PC Show
- Most Searched Korean Stars: Kim Jong-Kook, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, Hyuna, Park Shin-hye
- Most Searched Local News: Bird Flu, Shane Todd, Huang Wenyong, Kovan, Khaw Boon Wan
- Most Searched on Mobile: PSI Singapore, SGX, Weather, Arsenal, Manchester United
- Most Searched Sports Team: Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, LionsXII
- Most Searched Sportsperson: Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, Jeremy Lin, Roger Federer, Wayne Rooney
- Most Searched Travel Destinations: Legoland Malaysia, Bali, Hong Kong, Maldives, Bangkok
- Most Searched TV Shows: Running Man, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, Suits, Naruto Shippunden
- Trending “How to..”: Rap, Harmonize, Cycle, Twerk, Paint, Beatbox
- Trending “What is..”: PM2.5, Gwiyomi, Twerking, Obamacare, Lymphoma, OOTD
- Trending Events: Singapore F1, IT Show, Australian Open, COMEX, PC Show
- Trending Gadgets: iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Note 3, iPhone 5C, iPad Air
- Trending Movies: The Conjuring, Pacific Rim, Despicable Me 2, World War Z, Man of Steel
- Trending People: Paul Walker, Cory Monteith, Huang Wenyong, Nelson Mandela, Gordon Ramsay
- Trending Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie, Kueh Bangkit, Lasagne, Snow Skin Mooncake, Nutella Blossom
- Trending Songs: Wrecking Ball, Gentleman, Blurred Line, Counting Stars, Clarity
Yes Google knows what you are Googling for. If you are looking for what everyone around the world has been googling for, here’s a nice video from Google:
- “Anonymous” cracked Singapore’s Straits Times for “blasphemous lies”; demands apology
- Riot in Singapore’s Little India; some used it as excuse for racial jokes
- MBC Korean Music Wave Cancelled, here are some KPOP apps you can check out
- What you need to know about Bangkok’s Siam Paragon Mall, 2013 most instagram-ed location
- Here’s the 10 most watched videos in Singapore this year, and yes, The Fox tops it.