Brexit is more popular than PORN according to Google

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Data from the tech giant shows that a spike in people googling Brexit actually eclipsed searches for online pornography

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Brexit is more popular than PORN according to Google

Following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, more people began searching Google for Brexit than for pornography.

Last Friday, as the referendum result became clear, searches for ” Brexit ” spiked so high that they eclipsed people hitting up Google for “porn”.

A clever search on Google Trends from the Guardian’s Chris Moran revealed the statistic.

And even the search term “football” came in at a distant third place.

To put this in context, “porn” is consistently one of the most-searched for terms in the world.

Data from the tech giant shows that a spike in people googling Brexit actually eclipsed searches for online pornography

Following the UK’s decision to exit the EU, more people began searching Google for Brexit than for pornography.

Last Friday, as the referendum result became clear, searches for ” Brexit ” spiked so high that they eclipsed people hitting up Google for “porn”.

A clever search on Google Trends from the Guardian’s Chris Moran revealed the statistic.

And even the search term “football” came in at a distant third place.

To put this in context, “porn” is consistently one of the most-searched for terms in the

It’s right up there with “Facebook” and “Gmail” as people use the search page to navigate the web.

The search trends on Google have made for interesting reading in the days following the Brexit result and subsequent political turmoil.

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