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‘Halalan 2022’ tops Google’s trending topics of the year

By: - Reporter / @JMangaluzINQ
/ 08:59 PM December 07, 2022

The national elections topped Google’s most searched topic, with “Halalan 2022” named as the number one "Overall Top Trending Search," as well as the most searched news item. 

A view of the main lobby of building BV200, during a tour of Google’s new Bay View Campus in Mountain View, California, U.S. May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Peter DaSilva/File Photo

MANILA, Philippines — The national elections topped Google’s most searched topic, with “Halalan 2022” named as the number one “Overall Top Trending Search,” and the most searched news item.

According to Google, “VaxCertPh” followed at number two as the country reopens, the second time it topped the list. “Precinct finder” was number three.


“This year, Halalan 2022 topped the Overall Top Trending Searches as Filipinos searched for information regarding the 2022 national elections from how to find their precincts, voting resources, and results. Precinct finder also made its way in the overall list at number three,” Google said in a statement.


Below is a complete list of the 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

Former University of the Philippines basketball player Ricci Rivero was the most searched male personality in Google while actress Amber Heard was the most searched female personality.

For movies, Disney’s Encanto was number one, while the hit Korean zombie series “All of us are dead” topped both the Korean series and the general series categories. “Warriors vs Celtics” was the most searched in sports, according to Google.

In terms of song lyrics, Disney’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” was number one, while New York Times puzzle “Wordle” topped the games-related searches.

“Online content consumption–especially streaming–is the third biggest digital activity of Filipinos after e-commerce and food delivery, according to the latest e-Conomy SEA Report. The study revealed that 58% of Filipinos regularly watch video-on-demand shows and movies,” stated Google.

Below are the complete lists of the top Google searches per category.



  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

Korean Series

  1. All of Us Are Dead
  2. Extraordinary Attorney Woo
  3. Business Proposal
  4. Alchemy of Souls
  5. Twenty-Five Twenty-One
  6. Big Mouth
  7. Our Beloved Summer
  8. Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area
  9. Sh**ting Stars
  10. Happiness


  1. Warriors vs Celtics
  2. Warriors vs Mavericks
  3. Heat vs Celtics
  4. NBA standings 2022
  5. Grizzlies vs Warriors
  6. Golden State Warriors vs Boston
  7. PBA schedule
  8. NBA playoffs
  9. NBA draft 2022
  10. Deanna Wong

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

Song Lyrics

  1. We Don’t Talk About Bruno
  2. Sun And Moon
  3. Mahika
  4. Babalik Sa’yo
  5. Easy On Me
  6. Repeat
  7. Favorite Girl
  8. Pano
  9. Angel Baby
  10. Paraluman


  1. Wordle
  2. Axie Infinity
  3. Arceus X
  4. Razer Gold
  5. Tower of Fantasy
  6. Jollymax
  7. Lost Ark
  8. Anime Adventures codes
  9. Flyff Universe
  10. MIR4

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


  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


  1. Queen Elizabeth II
  2. Cherie Gil
  3. Susan Roces
  4. Aaron Carter
  5. Technoblade
  6. Shinzo Abe
  7. Percy Lapid
  8. Kim Mi-soo
  9. Yoo Ju-eun
  10. Betty White


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