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Google’s new tool shows you most popular Halloween costumes in your area

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What are the most popular Halloween costumes around the nation? What about Indiana?

Google has unleashed a tool called “Frightgeist” that harnesses the power of the search engine. Using data compiled from costume searches, the Google Trends tool aims to let you know what costumes are popular in your area.

Here’s a look at Indiana’s most popular costumes according to the app:

  • Indianapolis: Batman
  • Lafayette: Batman
  • Terre Haute: Maleficent
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Google’s Frightgeist map

Nationally, the top five costumes are:

  • Harley Quinn
  • Star Wars
  • Superhero
  • Pirate
  • Batman

Learn more here.