Category: Web

11
Feb

Infographic: When to use JPEG, GIF, and PNG when saving images

Whether you’re saving images for print or web, it can be tough to know exactly which filetype is the best to use–especially if you’re trying to save space on image files. If you save your image as the wrong type, you could end up blurring a beautiful photo, losing all the detail of your logo, or turning a transparent background black.Continue Reading..

15
Jan

The top 5 web trends of 2015

Nowadays, a company’s website has become the public face of its business. Consumers are doing more research than ever before when looking to buy, and if a business has a poorly designed website, it doesn’t work on a mobile device–or worse yet–they don’t have a website, they will typically loose any potential businessContinue Reading..

05
Jan

A website that helps you match typefaces

There are several guidelines that can be helpful when learning to pair typefaces effectively. Designers often wonder how many fonts can be used on one page–there is no hard limit, but my recommendation is no more than 3. Be aware that the more fonts that are introduced, the more difficult it is to create a unified, harmonious overall design. Only using 2 typefaces for a project is ideal–a sans serif and a serif. Continue Reading..

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Jun

What happens on the Internet in real-time

What’s the most popular internet activity? Both social networking (37 minutes per day) and email (33 minutes) are at the top. But how much really happens in that time? By the time you finish reading this sentence, there will have been over 200,000 new Facebook posts, 22,000+ new tweets, 7,000 app downloaded, and about $9,000 worth of items sold on Amazon; depending on your reading speed, of course.Continue Reading..

02
May

Discover the crazy shit that people search for on Google

Have you ever started typing a legitimate search into Google, only to have a disturbing, funny, or crazy shit pop up as auto-complete suggestion? Why does this happen?

Well, one of the factors Google’s auto-complete takes into account is how often these similar searches are conducted. That must mean a lot of people are searching things like, “is Lady Gaga a man” or “how do I win the lottery.” This got the team at Search Factory thinking about just how much search volume there is for this crazy shit. Take a look at a some of the weird things that people search Google for below:

The crazy shit that people search for on Google

The Top Crazy Shit People Search for on Google

  1. “Lady Gaga naked” – 135,000*
  2. “Is Santa real?” – 60,500*
  3. “How to win the lottery” – 40,500*
  4. Why did I get married” – 40,500*
  5. “I hate my job” – 22,000*
  6. “Is Lady Gaga a man?” – 18,100*
  7. “Why do men have nipples?” – 18,000*
  8. “How to ask a guy out” – 14,800*
  9. “How to mend a broken heart” – 9,900*
  10. “How to have an affair” – 5,400*
  11. “How do I Google something?” – 4,400*
  12. “How do I get away with murder?” – 1,900*
  13. “How to hide a dead body” – 1,000*
  14. “How do I use Google” – 1,000*
  15. “How to make my cat love me” – 390*
  16. “Cat dating” – 110*

*Monthly average searches

11 and 14 seem like no brainers, seeing as how you have to use it to find the answers. The last two are just sad. And you have to think that the cops are keeping track of 12 and 13 on Google Trends.

What is the weirdest query you have ever typed into Google? Share it in the comments below, on social media, or discover 26 crazy facts you didn’t know about Google.


Source: http://searchfactory.com.au/blog/the-crazy-st-people-search-for-on-google/

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