CERB Dominated Canadian Google Searches In 2020 & People Had So Many Questions
There were also more general queries, too! 💰
It’s been an unusual year for Canadians and the things we have been Googling in 2020 have reflected that.
In particular, people in Canada have been extremely interested in theotherwise known as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
This week, Google revealed their Year in Search report, which broke-down exactly what Canadians have been looking for online.
The CERB was a top trending search, according to the report, as were questions about
How to apply for CERB
One of Canada's top trending questions in 2020
According to the report, the wordwas not only one of Canada’s top searches overall but also one of the most frequent news-related searches in the country.
In addition to more general searches about the benefit, such asthere were specific questions like “How to apply for CERB?” too.
Canadians also had plenty of questions for the search engine that were not related to the federal funding, including things like “Why is it called COVID-19?” and “What is a pandemic?”
There were even queries like, “What does WAP mean?” and “Why are people
Throughout the year, Canadians have also been researching definitions of manyin particular terms like “pandemic,” “social distancing” and “furlough.”
As part of the same report, Google also revealed thatwasn’t even about this country.