Love around the world

In 2014 'love' was most searched in English, fending off the Spanish 'amor' and the Malaysian 'cinta.'

Digital love

Is the way we seek soulmates changing?

2014 saw 'dating app' searches reach their highest point in history, while ‘internet dating’ decreased, having peaked in 2006. Romance was alive and well, with 'find girlfriend' searched 100x more than 'find boyfriend.' Despite the latest tech, we strive for the traditional, with searches for 'marriage' outpacing 'divorce.'

The most attractive dating sites

'Badoo' and 'plentyoffish' were most searched globally in 2014, with '' close behind.

Explore Trends

Newer dating apps, like Tinder, connect people based on their physical location. Tinder has grown over 100x in search since its launch in 2012. Love could literally be just around the corner.

Propose Day is celebrated on the second day of Valentine's week. Searches for 'happy propose day' grew by 3x in 2014, even if proposals didn't.

Last minute or months in the making?

We searched 'gifts for boyfriend' 2x more than 'gifts for girlfriend' throughout 2014, with peaks in February.

The search for equality

In 2014 searches for 'same sex marriage,' 'gay marriage' and 'LGBT marriage' increased over last year after the ceremony became legal in England, Scotland, Wales and 20 US states.

Top five most searched romantic films of 2014:

  1. Bang Bang
  2. What If
  3. Belle
  4. The Fault in Our Stars
  5. Happy New Year
See the 2014 lists

Kim Kardashian's wedding to Kanye West was the most searched marriage of 2014. George Clooney's was second.

Love conquers all

In 2014 the world asked 'am i in love' 3x more than 'am i alone.'