‘How to Convert Black Money to White Money’ trends on Google search

By November 11th, 2016 AT 3:19 AM

Our Prime Minister shook the entire country by demonetising Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes. As we Google everything, many Indians yet again googled. And this time the most searched Google query is “How to convert black money into white money.”

img_20161110_182129

PM’s home state, Gujarat topped the search numbers while Maharashtra and Haryana settled for second and third positions. Being the economic capital of India, Mumbai witnessed a lot of Googlers searching for ways to launder their Black money to White. It is noteworthy to point out that Modi’s decision caused 86 percent of the money in circulation ineffective.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed reporters on Wednesday about the government’s decision; he said,“This one decision will change the social culture, in the way people keep money and spend. The honest person has the satisfaction to be honest and the not-so-honest worry.”

Another most searched query on Google was based on the hoax spread on social media. Many Indians turned to Google for knowing the “salient security features” in the Rs. 2000 currency note. The finance minister later rubbished the rumours of integration of GPS technology or any other hi-fi technology in the new Rs. 2000 notes. In total, Modi’s latest economic move made it to the top five most searched questions from India on Tuesday. According to the 2016 Internet Trends report by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, there are I277 millions of internet users in India, which constitutes the second largest audience after China.

guest
4 Comments
newest
oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent Posts

OnePlus 8T with 65W Fast Charging Launched in India, Price Starts at Rs 42,999

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship device, OnePlus 8T in India. The device is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon...

BSNL Set to Revamp Existing FTTH Plans Across India

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is set to revamp its existing Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) plans to offer enhanced speed and data...

Samsung Unveils Galaxy M31 Prime Edition in India for Rs 16,499

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy M31 Prime, a “special edition” smartphone said to be jointly developed by the company...