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A year in search: UAE’s top trending Google terms in 2015

Google revealed the top trending Google terms of 2015 in A Year in Search. Google’s annual project A Year in Search provides an insight and perspective on 2015’s major events and trends based on searches.

According to the data Google provided, Apple’s iPhone 6s was the most searched term in the UAE.

The most searched for person was in UAE was Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, as people searched the late royal’s life accomplishments following his untimely passing earlier this year.

Among the biggest trending brands for 2015 were Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Souq.com and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.

UAE’s top trending queries
1. Iphone 6s
2. Indian Premier League
3. Fast and The Furious 7
4. Ramadan
5. Agario
6. Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
7. Jurassic World
8. شبيه الريح (Comedy show on Abu Dhabi TV)
9. رامز واكل الجو (Hidden camera show on MBC)
10. Copa America

UAE’s top trending people
1. Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
2. Andrea Brillantes
3. Lamar Odom
4. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
5. Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner)
6. Reham Khan
7. Ronda Rousey
8. Manny Pacquiao
9. Adele
10. نور الشريف (Nour El-Sherif)

UAE’s top trending events
1. Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum death
2. Nepal Earthquake
3. Paris Shooting
4. Charlie Hebdo
5. A.P.J Abdul Kalam death
وفاة ميرنا المهندس.6 (Mirna el Mohandes death)
7. وفاة نور الشريف (Nour El Sherif death)
8. وفاة سعود الدوسري (Saud al- Dosary death)
9.عاصفة الحزم (Decisive Storm)
10. وفاة سمو الأمير سعود الفيصل (HH Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud death)

UAE’s top trending local brands
1. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB)
2. Souq.com
3. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)
4. Air Arabia
5. Dubai Police
6. Dubizzle
7. Etihad Airways
8. National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)
9. Du
10. Etisalat