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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:
*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.
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