News JVTech The ranking of the most popular Google searches in France in 2022: Will Smith, clafoutis…
Published on 19/12/2022 at 16:45
There are only a few days left before saying goodbye to the year 2022. It is therefore time to recap the most recurring Google searches in France during the last twelve months. We find a lot of evidence, but also some nuggets.
Google’s 2022 recap
Google crushes the competition again and again and therefore perfectly reflects the state of the world in which we find ourselves, through simple searches. The search engine logs everything users type into the little magic bar, with millions of queries made every day. To get an idea, Google’s market share exceeds 90%, with Bing a humble second at 4.5%.
But in short, what interests you are the most searched words and expressions by French people during the year. But what were the trends in France? Google, as always, is responsible for summarizing the year, both in the world and by country. In addition to this, we find fairly specific categories to get many rankings.
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What are the most searched words on Google in France in 2022?
Now let’s move on to the trends with in the first place the overall ranking of the most searched terms in 2022 in France. Here, no real surprise, because we find in first and third position “Ukraine” and “Russia”. The conflict in Ukraine began in March 2022, and continues today, although it does not receive the same media coverage. The World Cup is of course in the game, with Gaspard Ulliel, actor sadly deceased, then of the presidential election of April 2022.
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While the news is dominated by politics, so too public figures most wanted. Vladimir Putin gleans first place, followed by Will Smith with his already cult slap on Chris Rock during the Oscars ceremony. The third and fourth places are taken by Elisabeth Borne, Prime Minister of the country, and Marine Le Pen. Special mention to Johnny Depp, winner of his trial against Amber Heard and fifth in this ranking.
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In the Television / Series category, it is the Star Academy that climbs to the top step of the podium. It is this year that the legendary music show is making a comeback after 9 long years of absence. This is followed by Stranger Things and Dahmer, two Netflix series and Euphoria, an HBO series. In fifth place, we find Mask Singer, a TV show broadcast on TF1 and presented by Camille Combal.
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Let’s get to the movies now, with of course a list of the biggest box office names of 2022, starting with Top Gun : Maverick sequel to the 1986 film and adored by original fans. The top 5 is completed by Black Panther, Jurassic World, Uncharted and The Batman.
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We continue with the kitchen, and the top 5 dedicated searches, with in first position the clafoutis recipe, very popular dessert in France. The other most popular dishes in terms of recipes are tabbouleh, Caesar salad, okra and mustard.
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We could go on for a long time, but we’re going to end with the most important category: video games. And against all odds, it’s not FIFA 23 which is first, nor even the excellent Elder Ringbut good Lost Ark, the MMORPG developed by Tripod Studio. In fourth place are Overwatch 2, a first-person shooter that is making a comeback after several years of distress. Finally, fifth place belongs to
God of War : Ragnarokwhich manages to get there even though it only dates from the beginning of November.
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