When we think about the word 2020 all that flashes in front of our mind is Corona. The lockdown, hand sanitizers, masks, disinfectants and recently the shocking results of the US elections.
But if you think whether those are the most searched words on Google in 2020, as they should be. Then you are completely and utterly wrong. The list of the most searched words on Google hardly features any of these words. Although there was a curiosity amongst the people about COVID-19 and the details about the Lockdown, these words weren’t as searched as you think they would be.
But before we get into the list of words let’s understand the bases on which a word is declared to be the most searched word.
Search Volume: It is a term coined by professionals which means how many times a certain key word is searched in Google. The entire list is prepared on the basis of the annual average of all the keywords searched.
Return Rate: Return rate is a relative meter that displays how often a person searches for a certain word.
The most searched word of 2020 is Youtube. Looks like people have seen a lot of videos this lockdown. Second place is secured by the word Facebook. Although social distances separated us, social media kept us connected this year. No doubt the word Facebook is in the list, as it is one of the commonly used social media platform. Both Youtube and Facebook have 1,363,700,000 and 1,189,200,000 search volume respectively. Which is surely pretty high.
The third place is bagged by the keyword Gmail. Due to the work from home situation this was a handy tool to use. So was Hotmailwhich is in the fifth place. In between them is the word Google itself on the fourth place. As it is the answer to all our questions, its search volume was 483,300,000. These were the five leading words on the list.
Let’s have a look at some other entries of the list which will surely interest you. Amazonand Whatsapp Web make sixth and seventh appearance on the list. Amazon may have made more business than ever by delivering stuff at peoples door step this lockdown. Eleventh on that list is the word Netflix which was definitely a boon in the boring house arrest.
The word Paypal stands at thirty-second position. Paypal enables international fund tarnsfer. Shockingly at the thirty-eighth position is the word News having a volume of 44,690,000 searches. Craigslist secures the seventy-first place. All the people searching for a new job are greatly aided by this site. Followed by Spotify. Music has been helpful this pandemic and the playlists of Spotify can set any mood right. Last but not the least, was a word or let’s say a person who made the most entertaining and enraging statements of the year. The keyword Trump is on ninety-ninth position. He may not have secured the presidency, but he definitely secured his place in this list.
This is it about the most searched words of 2020. Hope you enjoyed the list and make sure to take a look at the entire list. Comment below, share and like.