Why ‘Heroes’ is Among 2019’s Top Google Searches
What does it mean when more people are searching for heroes these days? Google president Sundar Pichai revealed in a post on Twitter that, for 2019, searches for heroes soared around the world, whether these are superheroes or everyday heroes.
“Throughout history in times of uncertainty, the world looks for heroes. In 2019, searches for heroes soared,” read the text in Pichai’s video. Some of the most searched phrases about heroes are the following.
- real-life super heroes
- unsung heroes
- unlikely heroes
- what makes a persona hero
- not all heroes wear capes
- people with super powers
- can anyone be a hero
The video features inspiring individuals doing extraordinary things, but also everyday folk who are unsung heroes. The touching video concludes with a simple message. “To everyone using their powers to empower others, search on.” Watch Pichai’s video below.
This year, searches for heroes — both superheroes and everyday heroes — soared around the world. Thank you to all of the heroes who inspired us to go further and dream bigger in 2019. https://t.co/OK3dmovLy1 pic.twitter.com/uYIADkoWE3— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) December 11, 2019