‘Pokemon’ tops Google Taiwan’s Year in Search

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/12/14
By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Google Taiwan just released its annual “2016 Year in Search” in which the popular mobile game Pokemon GO took the crown in overall trending searches at Google Taiwan, while U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan’s first female president Tsai Ing-wen led the list of the most trending politicians thanks to the elections.

The 2016 list was a year full of surprises, with many historic and unforgettable moments from Brexit and the massive terrorist attacks in Europe to Trump’s election win that kept us searching. Google Taiwan revealed the most trending Chinese language keyword searches of the year on Wednesday. To start diving into the top trending terms of the year, check out the list below:

  1. Pokemon GO (entertainment – mobile game)
  2. Rio Olympics (sports)
  3. U.S. election (politics)
  4. Descendants of the Sun (entertainment – South Korean drama)
  5. Typhoon (weather)
  6. iPhone 7 (technology)
  7. Your Name (entertainment – Japanese animation movie)
  8. Train to Busan (entertainment – South Korean movie)
  9. KO One (entertainment – Taiwanese drama)
  10. Moon Lovers – Scarlet Heart (entertainment – South Korean drama)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.