Ukrainians in 2019 most searched through Google for the eighth season of the Game of Thrones series.
Source: Interfax-Ukraine with reference to Dmitry Sholomko, director of business operations of Google in Eastern Europe
Direct speech by Sholomko: "Politics did not penetrate these requests. Traditionally, people in Ukraine are more interested in TV shows and sports than in politics. It is also worth noting that there are more and more requests in Ukrainian."
Details: A study of queries in the Google Internet search engine indicates that the second and third most frequent searches are those of President Vladimir Zelensky and Russian singer Yulia Nachalova, who died in March.
In addition, Ukrainian Google users were interested in the results of the elections in Ukraine and the debates of presidential candidates, news about the illness of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Anastasia Zavorotnyuk, the Chernobyl series and the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
In the Persona category, Ukrainians most often searched for information about Zelensky, Zavorotnyuk and ex-president Petro Poroshenko.
In addition, Google users were interested in artists MARUV, Potap and Billy Elish.
In the Movies category in 2019, Ukrainians most often searched for a thriller based on the Joker comics.
Traditionally, the high interest of Ukrainian users is caused by the continuation of films and film comics; according to the users of Google Ukraine, the list of the most popular films also included an adaptation of Ivan Franko’s historical novel Zakhar Berkut and Quentin Tarantino’s new film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
The Eurovision song contest again became the leader in the category of television shows, and the final season of Game of Thrones and the dramatic mini-series Chernobyl aroused great interest in the Ukrainian series.
“Purchase of the year” in Ukraine was the new iPhone 11.
Ukrainians were also interested in where to buy a car seat and a booster, as well as buying tickets for UIA and Ukrzaliznytsia.
In addition, in 2019, Ukrainians wanted to know what “tomos”, “gout” and “Steinmeier’s formula” were, tried to figure out how to make Instagram dark, how to check yourself on the voters list and how avocados are, and also asked why the dollar falls, than Zelensky did not come to the stadium and why fog is in Kiev.