To be, or not to be – and other questions


Today’s post millennial generation doesn’t waste time mulling over something. Why give your brain a workout when all of the world’s opinion for the most trivial, nonsensical query to the most hypothetical and everything in between is a ‘search’ away. Here’s a look at some of the popular ‘Should I…’ questions Indians have been asking on Google. The most popular ‘Should I’ questions in the India region have been mostly related to technology & gadgets – ‘Should I remove it?’ (Software), ‘Should I buy IPhone 5s’, ‘Should I upgrade to Windows 10’, ‘Should I update to iOS 9’ and so on.

There are also unhappy employees seeking the wisdom of the crowd asking ‘Should I quit my job?’ and you also have the strange ones – ‘Should I marry him?’, ‘Should I carry an umbrella today?’ Or how about this popular one? – ‘Should I die?’ One can only hope the search results for this one on page 1 offer some sensible advice. Pity Hamlet didn’t know about – it could have saved the Prince of Denmark a sombre soliloquy.


To see what else the world is searching for head out here.

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