This is what the world searched for on Google in 2018

13 December, 2018, 20:15 | Author: Sheri Evans
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Data protection queries were also on the minds of the people, with many wondering what GDPR actually entailed.

Both globally and in the United States, the World Cup was the top trending search on Google in 2018.

Google's flagship feature, its search engine, is an immensely useful tool and is used by pretty much every person in the world who is on the internet.

Google searches can provide one of the more unvarnished looks into our own psyches ーand the annual compendium of what we searched for often does a better job of capturing a moment in time, or particular mood, than any poll or survey. The World Cup also topped the list of news events, followed by Hurricane Florence, the Mega Millions results, the Royal Wedding, the election results, Hurricane Michael, and Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation.

Disney and Marvel Studios' superhero blockbuster Black Panther was the only movie or TV show in an overall top 10 that includes a number of high-profile figures who died during 2018, including Mac Miller, Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, and Stan Lee. The company also mentioned that "How to.' and "What is.' are among the most interesting searches". In a video shared just a couple of hours ago, Google revealed the heartwarming, uplifting word that the world searched for - more than ever before - in 2018.

More specifically, on the list of most trending "Musicians and Bands", Lovato is No. 1 on both the U.S. and global chart.

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