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Google’s most popular enquiries in 2015

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUGoogle has presented its latest Year in Search report – it presents a look back in the previous year with the collective eyes of the World Wide Web. Year in Search offers a compilation of the most notable events and most popular tendencies based on Google search engine enquiries.

Among the most popular last year’s cultural events are Riga Festival, Song and Dance Celebration and 18 November. This demonstrates an investment of Latvian residents in the culture of their country.

Political popularity is held by President Raimonds Vejonis in Latvia. Other popular words most often searched on Google include the names of Latvian pop-stars and other popular figures.

The most popular Google searches in Latvia in 2015:

1) Wage calculator;

2) Straujuma doesn’t know;

3) 18 November 2015;

4) Alimony avoiders;

5) Summer time 2015;

6) Eurovision songs 2015;

7) Lunar eclipse;

8) Crazy days 2015;

9) Eurobasket;

10) SS auto.

Ten most popular Google enquiries in Latvia about cultural and entertainment events:

1) Riga Festival;

2) Song and Dance Celebration 2015;

3) 18 November 2015;

4) Prāta vētra 7 soļi svaigā gaisā;

5) Skroderdienas Silmačos 2015;

6) Holi colours festival;

7) Science Night 2015;

8) Titanic exhibition;

9) Kuban;

10) Staro Rīga 2015 programme.

Ten most popular Google enquiries in Latvia about public people:

1) Raimonds Vejonis;

2) Laimdota Straujuma;

3) Mikhail Barishkinov;

4) Dzulija Vanga;

5) Aleksandr Sokolov;

6) Solvita Avakjan;

7) Aminata;

8) Kristaps Porzingis;

9) Kristaps Rasims;

10) Janis Vaisla.

Ten most popular Google enquiries about famous people in the world:

1) Sam Schindler;

2) Martin Lawrence;

3) Lolly Gartner;

4) Hedy Lamarr;

5) Caitlyn Jenner;

6) Lamar Odom;

7) Adele;

8) Robbie Williams;

9) Jeremy Clarkson;

10) Stephen Hawking.

Last year’s most popular search enquiries demonstrate the desire of Latvian residents to watch films online, search information about the latest smart-phones and look for interesting websites in general.

«This once again proves that Russian-speaking Internet users prefer content produced in Russia. Ugunsgrēks and other Latvian-produced films and series are mostly aimed at Latvian-speaking audience. Although they are popular, the number of searches is significantly smaller. This is why MTG and Lattelecom are actively marketing their on-line platform and the majority of viewers know where they can watch their favourite series,» – explains IDEA Havas Media Strategic Director and head of Latvian Advertisement Association’s work group Kaspars Ulsts.

Ten most popular Google enquiries in Latvia about films and series:

1) Fatmagule;

2) Fifty shades of grey;

3) Физрук 2;

4) Mnions;

5) Hotel Transylvania 2;

6) How the Grinch stole Christmas;

7) How to Train Your Dragon 3;

8) Tретий лишний 2;

9) Ant-man;

10) Mad Max.

Ten most popular Google enquiries about different products:

1) LG G3;

2) Samsung S6;

3) Just5 Blaster 2;

4) iPhone 7;

5) Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime;

6) Huawei P8 Lite;

7) Sony Xperia Z3;

8) Samsung Galaxy A5;

9) Meizu MX4;

10) iPhone 6S.

Google Year in Search 2015 includes people, topics and places that were in the centre of attention of Google search engine users. This list was compiled for the fifteenth time. Its original name was Zeitgeist. Google Year in Search tools cannot be used to track users.

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