Google reveals SA love searches

2014-02-14 14:31
Mobile apps come to the rescue for St Valentine's Day procrastinators. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Mobile apps come to the rescue for St Valentine's Day procrastinators. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town - As love circulates in the air, South Africans have not hesitated to jump on the internet to find ideas to express their love.

According to global search giant Google, over the last 30 days South African searches for Valentine's ideas have indicated that they would like to spoil that special someone, but if the search terms are anything to go by - they want to do it on the cheap.

A selection of interesting top trending search terms, related to "Valentine's" in South Africa 2014

•    Valentine's specials
•    Valentine's ball ideas
•    Valentine's day massage
•    Valentine's day jokes
•    Valentine's baking ideas
•    MCS Valentine's cruises
•    Valentine's day picnic

Google also revealed that searches related to love also featured in the country.

•    love calculator
•    drunk in love beyonce
•    stuck in love
•    romantic love quotes
•    love games
•    old school love

Search terms indicated that gifts for men featured far stronger than gifts for women, indicating perhaps that SA men have not gone to great lengths to impress their better halves.

In terms of romance, the top trending terms included these:

•    romantic comedies
•    romantic love quotes
•    romantic love poems
•    romantic text messages
•    romantic tumblr quotes
•    most romantic songs
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