Year In Search: What Were We Looking For?

A look back at the most searched personalities, movies, and moments in 2022

There is less than a week left to the year, so what better way to close it all out than by looking back at the movies, moments, and people that made 2022 something worth reviewing? Every year, Google releases a list of the top searched phrases on their engine, and it’s quite become telling.

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Overall Top Trending Searches

  1. Halalan 2022
  2. VaxCertPh
  3. Precinct finder
  4. Wordle
  5. All of Us Are Dead
  6. Warriors vs Celtics
  7. Ukraine
  8. Encanto
  9. Axie Infinity
  10. Jeffrey Dahmer

It seems as if we were all heavily invested in the elections this year, as well as how to get a vaccine certificate in almost post-pandemic world and what was happening in the rest of the world. But throughout all the seriousness, we still kept our heads above the water with some entertaining series, movies, and games (particularly, Wordle).


  1. Halalan 2022
  2. VaxCertPh
  3. Precinct finder
  4. Ukraine
  5. Monkeypox
  6. NATO
  7. Gwyneth Chua
  8. Presidential race update
  9. Ethylene Oxide
  10. Bagyong Karding update

It was a big year, wasn’t it? From calling out individuals who broke quarantine protocols to finding out what could possibly be replacing COVID-19 and—obviously—the elections.

TV Shows or Series

1.  All of Us Are Dead
2. Extraordinary Attorney Woo
3. Business Proposal
4. Alchemy of Souls
5. Euphoria
6. Twenty-Five Twenty-One
7. Big Mouth
8. Manifest
9. Our Beloved Summer
10. The Summer I Turned Pretty


1. Encanto
2. Incantation
3. Eternals
4. Purple Hearts
5. Thor: Love and Thunder
6. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
7. Turning Red
8. Black Adam
9. More Than Blue
10. Spider-Man: No Way Home

So, which ones did you tick off your binge list in 2022?

Male Personalities

1. Ricci Rivero
2. Johnny Depp
3. Park Solomon
4. Tyler Poarch
5. Chris Rock
6. Juancho Hernangomez
7. Ahn Hyo-seop
8. Jordan Clarkson
9. Andrew Garfield
10. Adam Levine

Female Personalities

1. Amber Heard
2. Kris Aquino
3. Deanna Wong
4. Anna Delvey
5. Kate Moss
6. Sofia Carson
7. Xyriel Manabat
8. Cara Delevingne
9. Alba Baptista
10. Bella Racelis

However they made headlines—through personally uploaded YouTube videos to personal skeletons aired out to the public—local and international celebs had a big year.

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Did you find what you were searching for this year?

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