Google is undoubtedly the most popular search engine in the world. That little search box in your browser has an answer to almost everything. And sometimes people turn to Google to know answers to even simplest questions, mainly because of the fear of being laughed at or convenience. Ever wonder what are the craziest and weirdest things people search for? Researchers at the Australian search agency Search Factory tried to find out the weirdest web searches.
Can you imagine this?
The list of crazy things people search for starts with a scary one. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) receives about 1,000 searches from people looking for tips on ‘how to hide a dead body’ and 1,900 people every month try to figure out ‘how to get away with murder’.
Pet lovers are crazy
Pet lovers know that cats sometimes turn into heartless gits. But still they expect affection from their cats. The term “cat dating” got 110 average monthly searches, while the phrase “How to make my cat love me” is asked 390 times a month.
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Is Lady Gaga a man?
And then there is a large number of people who wonder whether Lady Gaga is a man. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) receives 135K queries every month for the phrase “Lady Gaga naked” and 18.1K searches for “Is Lady Gaga a man?”
Get dating tips on Google
Dating is one thing almost everyone wants to know about. It’s quite personal, but people are taking their dating problems to Google to find an answer. For instance, the phrase “How to ask a guy out” receives 14.8K search queries per month on an average. And “How to mend a broken heart” gets 9.9K queries.
Married people who are screwed up with their marriages try to seek advice on their love lives without having to pay a therapist. So, they turn to Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG). Search Factory found that “Why did I get married” gets 40,500 searches per month, while “How to have an affair” lags behind at 5,400 queries per month.
Google should take a commission if someone wins
There is a high number of people who just hate their jobs, or want to solve their money problems. And they believe Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) can help them. The search engine gets 40.5K queries on “How to win the lottery” and 22K with the phrase “I hate my job.”
Ask Google ‘How to use Google?’
This one is perhaps the craziest query. About 4.4K people Google to know “How do I Google something.” And it gets another 1,000 queries for the phrase “How do I use Google.”
Is Santa real?
Kids are Internet mavens. Long before the parents realize, kids use Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) to know if Santa is real. Yes, the phrase “Is Santa real?” gets 60,500 search queries every month.
Some users go nuts over nipples
Clearly, men’s nipples aren’t made for milk sucking. About 18,000 people get that question every month. And being too embarrassed to ask someone in person, they turn to Google Inc with the phrase “Why do men have nipples?”