Top 10 Trending searches on Google Malaysia in February 2014
For both breaking news and obscure information, people around the world search for information on Google. What follows is a summary of Google Zeitgeist results for the top gainers on www.google.com.my
when comparing search queries that have risen by the largest percentage for the month of February 2014.
1. Flappy Bird
The wildly popular mobile game has been removed from online stores by its creator.
The Sistem Pengurusan Sekolah (SPS) or School Management System for public school teachers, a new system replacing Aplikasi Pangkalan Data Murid (APDM) or Student Database Application.
3. Teresa Kok
The Seputeh member of parliament’s Chinese New Year video caused a stir.
4. Erra Fazira bercerai
Speculation of a rocky marriage was confirmed when the popular actress divorced on February 18.
5. Gunung Kelud
The volcanic eruption of this mountain in East Java, Indonesia caused casualties and forced mass evacuation.
6. Neelofa/Anugerah MeleTOP*
Fashion hits and misses were the talk-of-the-town at this awards ceremony held on February 8 -- in Neelofa’s case, her glittery catsuit divided pundits.
7. Happy Valentines Day
People were searching for many things related to Valentine's Day, from quotes to dinner ideas.
8. Semakan BR1M 2014
Malaysians checked online for their status related to the government aid cash payout which began Feb 22.
9. 路 有 你 (The Journey)
The locally produced family-comedy starring Ben Andrew Pfeiffer, Lee Sai Peng and Joanne Yew opened in Malaysian theaters on January 30 and is now a huge hit.
The story of slave-turned-gladiator Milo in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii hits the the big screens in Malaysia on Feb 20 and stars Kit Harington, Emily Browning and Carrie-Anne Moss.
*These are separate but related search items, so we grouped them into one line.
Note: This list shows the fastest rising searches, meaning these were the search terms that saw the largest spike in searches this month.