Google shared some interesting insights into what Indians were searching for in August. This includes searches for Independence Day, Pranab Mukherjee, and Covid-19, among many.
According to the data revealed by Google, “Pakistan vs England” was the top trend in India in August, up over 5,000%.
In the 2nd position, was the search for Pranab Mukherjee, which showed an increase of over 4,000%.
The tech giant also noted that the Pakistani cricket team was one of the top trending topics during the month, with a gain of over 3,400% and coming second after Indian Independence Day.
Regarding Independence Day interest, Google said that Independence Day search interest rose to a new record high this year. The general search interest rose to over 3,750%. It was the biggest hot topic of the month. The previous record was August 2018.
Apart from that, search interest for “Lebanon” rose by over 2,100% per month, while “COVID-19 prevention” rose by over 1,600%.
With regard to Covid-19, search interest for “Amit Shah Coronavirus” increased by over 4,100%, while search interest for “vaccine against corona at the latest” increased by over 150%.
Interestingly, “vaccine” remained the most searched topic alongside the coronavirus in India in August.
Also, look for “Sputnik” and “Sputnik vaccine,” which are up over 3,300% and over 2,750% respectively over the month. They were the top searches related to vaccines.
(Via – HT Tech)