The year 2022 summarized according to Google: here are the most popular searches in Belgium
The year 2022 summarized according to Google? Ukraine, Wordle and Queen Elizabeth © Unsplash
Like every end of the year, Google unveiled on Wednesday its traditional ranking of the most popular searches in Belgium on its engine during the year delivered. Internet users have mainly asked him the reasons for the war in ukraineas well as information on the sensational game ” wordle ” and why cornflakes were invented. The Queen’s Passing Elizabeth II has also been the subject of much research.
In 2022, the global pandemic has gradually faded into the background, while the war in Ukraine has strongly questioned the Belgians. ” Ukraine ” is thus the most frequent searched term of the year, followed by the online portal ” My Health ” or ” climate change “.
The “why” questions posed to Google also largely concerned the war in Ukraine. “Why Cheese fries invade Ukraine? ” has indeed risen to the top of the ranking of this type of questioning. Follow “why cornflakes were invented? ” and the Bogdanoff brothers, why this face? “.
As for the “how” questions, Internet users wondered “How did Dora die? following social media hype to offer theories about the young explorer’s death. “How to keep wasps away?” also preoccupied Belgians last spring and summer.
In the digital entertainment department, the word game to guess” wordle“, in first place in the category, has achieved a meteoric success this year, finds Google. The South Korean online game “Lost Ark”, as well as the classic ” FIFA 23 ” complete this podium.
The top 3 most searched series, TV shows and movies are trusted by the series (Netflix) ” Dahmer ” and ” stranger things“, ahead of the Flemish film “Zillion”, which has already provided nearly half a million Belgians in cinemas.
2022 was also the year of discord involving Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. The Hollywood duo also occupy the top two positions in the ranking of searches for international personalities, ahead of Irish singer Johnny Logan, who made a television appearance this year in the program “The Masked Singer” on VTM .
The trendiest Belgian personality of the year according to the search engine is the young Flemish singer and actress Camille Dhont.
Finally, during this year, several personalities have died, which is reflected in the most carried out research in the country. The sudden death of the French actor Gaspard ulliel during a skiing accident occupies the top of the ranking. Follows right after the queen Elizabeth II in second place, and little rayan – young Moroccan who was stuck in a well for five days – in the top three.
Searches in Belgium also looked at French celebrities like the former TV news presenter Jean-Pierre Pernaut and the comedian and singer Daniel Leviknown for the musical “The Ten Commandments” and died of complications from cancer.