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GOOGLE TRENDS: March 28th – April 3rd, 2015

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This is my recap of the top searches for the week of March 28th – April 3rd, as according to Google Trends:

You Can Now Play Pac-Man on Google Maps

Well, at least for the time being. For April Fool’s day, Google decided to give players the ability to play Pac-Man on any map, anywhere in the world. However, it’s unsure how long Google will allow Pac-Man to be played. Check it out while you have the chance!

When did the Eiffel Tower Open to the Public?

Floriane Marchix, graphic illustrator and now Google Doodle artist, created a beautiful home-page tribute to the Eiffel Tower. The Doodle marked the 126th anniversary of the Eiffel Tower’s public opening, symbolizing both the architecture and heart of the French attraction.

The Roast of Justin Bieber

Comedy Central aired their Justin Bieber Roast on Monday, March 30th. Hosted by Kevin Hart, fellow “roasters” included Natasha Leggero, Shaquille O’Neal, Snoop Dogg and Ludacris, among few others. An outstanding highlight of the evening was Martha Stewart’s roast.

Growing Trends

Zayn Malik

Last week, Zayn Malik announced his split from the boy band. This week, Zayn’s first solo demo was leaked on SoundCloud by English producer Naughty Boy.

March Madness

As the Final Four prepare to face off tomorrow, searches for individual teams have taken off. Based on estimated totals, Duke and Kentucky seem to be fan favorites. Check out the official NCAA Division Bracket to keep track of which team ends up winning the championship this week. You can also check out the official NCAA Division Bracket to keep track of the Final Four women’s teams.

Honorable Mentions

  • “Fast and Furious 7” was released in theaters.
  • The season 5 finale of “The Walking Dead” aired on AMC.
  • Hilary Duff dyed her hair green.
  • Jessa Duggar’s wedding was featured in the season finale of “19 Kids and Counting”. Also, Jill Duggar will be having her firstborn any day now.
  • The best and worst stories of WrestleMania 31 were discussed.
  • Debate and protest over Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” law continues.
  • Trevor Noah tweeted about why people should overlook bad jokes by good comics.
  • The annual Kids’ Choice Awards aired on Nickelodeon.
  • Folk singer Joni Mitchell was hospitalized.
  • T-Pain leaked the news about Robert Pattinson & FKA Twigs being engaged.

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