Do you want to explore what the world is searching for? Well, there is a platform whereby you can do that. This platform is known as Google trends. Google trends are however one of the services Google offers aside from Chrome, Google Duo, Google Meet, Google classroom, Google play store, YouTube, Google Maps, Google News, and many more. Google trends is a website that analyzes the popularity of what people are searching on Google across different regions and languages. In other words, G trends help you check out what the world is searching for, overtime interest, sub-region interest, and more.

With Google Trends, you get to compare the relative search volume of searches between different terms. This shows you how a search term is often entered on Google’s search engine and helps you to see related search terms. However, one good thing about this google product is that you can use it, irrespective of your location. Also, with this platform, you can see how a search term is trending in your location and also in other parts of the world. Explore what the world is searching presently and keep up with the latest trending searches.

How Are Searches Done on Google Trends?

There are numerous words you can search for on Google trends. Search for keywords as they are trending in each country in different categories which includes news, sports, artist, names, and many more. Also, it enables you to search for trends in different ways which include years, search engines, recent trends, and many more. For years, you can search Google trends in the years 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, and more to see what was trending then and now.

Categories of Searches?

You can search a keyword by category on Google Trends. There are however various categories on the platform. Here are the categories available on the platform which you can use to make your research on the platform below;

  • Arts and Entertainments
  • Beauty & Fitness
  • Books and Literature
  • Business and Industrial
  • Auto and vehicle
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Finance
  • Food and Drinks
  • Games
  • Health
  • Hobbies and leisure
  • Home and Garden
  • Internet and Telecom
  • Jobs and Education
  • Law and Government
  • News
  • Online Communities
  • People and society
  • Pets and Animal
  • Real Estate
  • Reference
  • Science
  • Shopping
  • Sports
  • Travel

Although, the categories section is not visible on the Google Trends homepage. But these categories would come up after you must have entered your keyword. Therefore, you can now select the category on which you want to check that particular keyword.  If you are new to it, see below on how to use the platform.

How to Use Google Trends

Majorly, Google trends are used to see the trending keywords and their search rates. So, therefore, Using it is not something tasking as it is just as simple as using your Google search engine to find answers to what you are searching on. However, there are two different ways by which you can search. They are either by search engine or by year. Here are steps below on how to use it;

Also, if you want to search according to your location, you can change the location by clicking on the country section, then select your country. After that, you can now enter your Keyword into the search engine and tap on the search icon to check its overtime interest, its search in past hours, days, and years, related topics, interest by sub-region and many more.