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December 2015

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It is interesting to look back at the year through the eyes of Google. To begin the year, a whopping 406 million worldwide searches were entered for the Oscars. Around the world, the pinnacle of the acting calendar always grabs people’s attention. In February/March the cricket world cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand mustered up over 323 million searches. April saw the FIFA organization in crisis, with the scandal of Sepp Blatter and the corruption that ran to the core of the football institution. Everything was called into question, whether Kuwait should go ahead with hosting in 2018, despite the revelations that bribes were handed to buy votes. It became clear very quickly that FIFA as we know it needed a massive overhaul. April also had the devastating Nepal earthquake and people were quick to search on google to find out how to help or what had happened. The…