India was gripped by fictional girl, as its search trends for 2016 reveal


This year, Indians moved on from obsessing over porn star-turned-actress Sunny Leone, to look for a person on the internet who doesn’t even exist.

In 2015, Sunny Leone was the most Googled personality in India. This year, however, she couldn’t make the top 10.

But someone else was high up on the search rankings. Sonam Gupta, who was much discussed amid the country’s major demonetization move, ranked third as most searched person in India this year, according to Google India’s trending metrics. 

The only problem? She doesn’t exist.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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