AlDub tops Google searches in PH for 2015
Alden and Maine are on the list individually, too!
Photo via Maine Mendoza's Twitter account
(SPOT.ph) The viral love team of Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza is Google Philippines' most-searched term for 2015, besting out Pope Francis, who landed in the second spot.
Individually, both Alden and Maine also make the list—Maine is third on the list, while Alden makes it to sixth place. Other most-searched topics on the list include FIBA Asia 2015 at fourth place, Dubsmash at fifth place, and Fifty Shades of Grey at seventh place.
In terms of male personalities, names like presidential aspirant Rodrigo Duterte, British singer Ed Sheeran, General Antonio Luna, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it to the list. When it comes to female personalities, transgender Caitlyn Jenner, actress Dakota Johnson, MMA athlete Ronda Rousey, and Pastillas Girl were among top search topics for 2015.
It's not just showbiz! Pinoys were also searching for current events, including the APEC Summit, ISIS, the terrorist attacks in Paris, Syria, the Nepal earthquake, Mary Jane Veloso, and French satirical publication, Charlie Hebdo.