Google reveals what searchers wanted most in 2017
- Author: Fernando Stephens Dec 16, 2017,
Dec 16, 2017, 5:53
More than any of the other year-end download and streaming roundups, Google's offers a clear snapshot of the things that captured our imaginations and baffled us during what felt like a particularly turbulent year.
The hurricane slammed the Caribbean and Florida in September and caused catastrophic damage in Barbuda, the Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Saint Martin and Saint Barthelemy. The October shooting in Las Vegas that ended in 59 deaths was the No. 5 search.
The second top search was for former "Today" show anchor Matt Lauer, who was sacked from NBC last month for a complaint about inappropriate sexual behavior. The actress announced her engagement to Prince Harry last month.
And surprisingly, the making of slime was the most searched for How to. question.
Google also unveiled the top trending search terms nationally. Top global searches includes a natural disaster, the latest phones, celebrities, TV shows, and more.