Internet has provided a great facility to the mankind in the recent years, it has been more like a revolution in the history of human modes of getting knowledge and being updated. Now, internet has grown out to be the greatest facility and asset for humans. Every kind of information is available on internet. In fact, various websites are in a tight competition all the time, in order to deliver the breaking news first. We see that statistics claim that billions of people use internet every day. This is a giant leap in the human history. Google, Yahoo and MSN are usually the most common sites for searching. These websites act as search engines and derive the traffic to the most rated website. Recently, Forbes magazine did a survey about what people usually search on internet and what have been the most common and most popular internet searches in the past year from 2013-2014. According to Net Applications, Google is responsible for handling 77 percent of global searches everyday on desktop computers and 87 percent on mobile device and other gadgets. Each year, Google comes up with trending searches. In 2013, turns out that Nelson Mandela is at the top of the list in terms of global searches and traffic.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was an anti-apartheid philanthropist and politician who died in 2013, reason behind the popularity of the searches. He was born on 18thJuly, 1918 and served as the president of South Africa from years 1994 to 1999. His death was a cause of great sadness for people worldwide. Much of the coverage was given to him at the tie. Many memoirs and movies were made, including the movie Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom. The man won a whole list of awards including Bharat Ratna, Nobel Peace Prize, Nishan-e-Pakistan, United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, Order of the Nile and a whole list of anymore.
Followed by Nelson Mandela in the list is Paul Walker, a famous American actor who died on 30th November 2013 in a tragic car accident. Paul Walker IV is famous worldwide for his famous character in Fast & Furious series. Many conspiracies have been attached to the shocking death of this charming actor. Many parties claimed that Walker’s death was not a mere accident but was a planned stunt. These news grew popular worldwide within days and many people anticipated about further news about this case. According to Forbes magazine, Paul Walker popularity in terms of Google searches went up magnificently, deriving a huge number of traffic.
Another one of the most popular searches include iPhone 5s. Apple is one of the most popular and exquisite companies in the world. Since the launch of iPhone series by Apple, people have been crazy about them. Up till now, five different series of iPhone have been released with mind blowing options and alterations. Prior to its launch, iPhone lovers all around the world were anticipating about what new changes the new 5s will bring. When the announcement about the launch of iPhone 5s was made, excitements were prominent by the increase in the Google searches. Lately, when Apple launched iPhone 5s in 2013, people went crazy about it and within days, iPhone 5s was the one of the most popular subjects searched on internet.
Followed by iPhone 5s in the list is Cory Monteith who was most popularly searched on internet. Cory was a very famous Hollywood actor, who died on 13th July, 2013. He was popular in Fox television series Glee as Finn Hudson. Ciry’s death was sudden and mysterious. Claims were made that he died out of drug overdose, but still, many conspiracies were attached to his death, causing people world wide to seach on different social media websites about the details, and thus making Cory Monteith one of the most popular searches of 2014.