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Revealed: top Google searches in the UAE this year

Google on Thursday revealed the top 10 search trends in the UAE during 2019

Revealed: top Google searches in the UAE this year

Google on Thursday revealed the top 10 search trends in the UAE during 2019, with the Bangladesh v India cricket clash in the summer's World Cup topping the list.

UAE National Day, which is celebrated on December 2 each year, was ranked second, followed by Amazon UAE in relation to the May launch of the e-commerce brand which replaced Souq.com.

In fourth place was Ramadan, with googling for the search term spiking on May 5, which was the first day of the annual holy month.

iPhone 11 came in fifth after the US tech giant introduced its latest phone to the UAE market in mid-September, followed by Thanos, a search term inspired by the Avengers movie which came out in the UAE on April 26.

The search term Switch was the seventh most popular in the UAE in 2019, relating to a career community app for jobs in the tech industry while Joker was eighth after the movie of the same name was released in October.

Game of Thrones was the ninth most searched after the final season of hit TV show ran from April through May with searches spiking during these months.

The top 10 was completed by Captain Marvel after the superhero film of the same name came out in March.

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