Google Trends: Fortnite & Minecraft, Apple & Nike

What is America’s Favorite Video Game?

America has spoken despite the constant video games that are releasing with all the updates in technology, Fortnite is blowing the waters as the most popular online video game. According to an analysis of Google search on Google Trends, this past year, Fortnite was the most searched video game in the United States next to Minecraft. Minecraft was on top of the Fortnite from September 24, 2017 to around the first weeks January of 2018.

There are actually no states where Minecraft searches were more popular than Fortnite. Fortnite is the most popular search in all states. After looking at the percentages of the states  Alaska was the only state where the percentages of search for Fornite and Minecraft were closest about like 50/50.

It is safe to say that it is all that is really talked about by many and searched. As technology advances video games will improve as well. According to the graphs we can conclude that America’s favorite video game is definitely Fortnite over Minecraft.

Apple vs Nike

Many things are occurring in society on a daily basis with the new iPhone in full effect and the Nike controversy what is America’s people main concern. Based on the analysis of Google search on Google Trends, Nike recently has a spike in searches over Apple. This spike in searches for Nike being from mid August to mid September of this year. It is safe to say that the Nike controversy is due to the newest Nike campaign ad featuring Colin Kaepernick. Nike has created many reactions throughout the United States.

However, the spike overall seems to be only greater than Apple during that short month period from around August 26th to about September 15th of this year. Apple then shows a increase in searches over Nike which is a result of the release on a new iPhone and the rumors of the new smartphone.

Overall the searches based on the graphs have been pretty steady and close between Apple and Nike. Many would argue that the people definitely care about both it is just a matter of your perspective.



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