SGpokemap beats iPhone X in Google top trending searches in Singapore in 2017

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Google has witnessed 2017's twists and turns and up and downs from around the world. As the year inches closer to its end, the search giant has officially released the top trending searches of the year.

In Singapore, a couple of unexpected entries have dominated the board, including the top trending search. "SGpokemap", the Pokémap platform in Singapore for the phenomenal augmented reality game Pokémon GO, grabbed the top spot, beating "iPhone 8" in second place and "iPhone X" in third place.

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Rounding out the 10 top trending searches in 2017 are, in particular order, "Wonder Woman", "Beauty and the Beast", "Wimbledon", "SEA Games", "Justice League", "Lazada Singapore" and "ezbuy".

Google has also released the most popular searches in other categories such as gadgets, local news, international news, events, "Near Me", "Things to do in", TV shows and movies. Below are the complete top five rankings in these categories:

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An AXS station in Singapore Balurbala/Wikimedia Commons

Top trending "Near Me" searches

  1. AXS machine near me
  2. Restaurants near me
  3. Food near me
  4. Money changer near me
  5. ATM near me

Top trending destinations ("Things to do in")

  1. Things to do in Penang
  2. Things to do in Batam
  3. Things to do in Seoul
  4. Things to do in Krabi
  5. Things to do in Phuket

Top trending events in Singapore

  1. Artbox Singapore
  2. Formula One
  3. IT Show
  4. Ed Sheeran Singapore
  5. Star Awards
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Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus phones Issei Kato/Reuters

Top trending gadgets

  1. iPhone 8
  2. iPhone X
  3. Samsung Note 8
  4. Razer Phone
  5. Nintendo Switch

Top trending international news

  1. Wimbledon
  2. North Korea
  3. Chester Bennington
  4. Kim Joo Hyuk
  5. French Open

Top trending local news

  1. SEA Games
  2. 38 Oxley Road
  3. F1 2017 Singapore
  4. Halimah Yacob
  5. GST Voucher
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An illustration of the Wonder Woman movie Sebastian Vital/Flickr

Top trending movies

  1. Wonder Woman
  2. Beauty and the Beast
  3. Justice League
  4. Logan
  5. Fast and Furious 8
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13 Reasons Why cover Netflix

Top Trending TV shows

  1. 13 Reasons Why
  2. Goblin
  3. Legend of the Blue Sea
  4. Hero Seorang Cinderella
  5. Bigg Boss

Watch Google's Year in Search 2017 video below!

This article was first published on December 17, 2017