How people Googled in 2015
As we look back on 2015, the year coming to an end, it was not the best of years considering the major events that caught our attention.
The year had no shortage of bad news, be it the terrorist attacks on Paris, ongoing refugee crisis, the devastating earthquake in Nepal, or the economic crisis in Greece that shook the European Union to its core, reports Mashable.
Popular search engine Google today released its overview of trends in search by people across the world, and these tragedies have taken a hold on the collective spirit of the Internet as we look at the year through the eyes of Google.
The overview of the year’s biggest trends curated by Google also includes Star Wars that took over the spotlight in the Internet in December, the Rugby World Cup in September and October, and the FIFA scam which was trending since April.
Google's overview will feed you overwhelming data and keen observations on how the news spread on Google Search and top related searches around the world. This fascinating overview has even made it possible for you to check out how people in different parts of the world looked for news related to Paris attacks.
However, this is only the tip of the iceberg, as seen through the eyes of Google's editors. The top 10 lists of Google's trending searches for 2015 is mostly include celebrities, games and movies.
Google has also released the top 10 lists of trending searches on various topics including list of people topped by Lamar Odom, "what is" questions topped by the question on what is the answer to zero divided by zero, actors with Charlie Sheen being the most searched one, actresses where Ruby Rose has the spotlight, and top trending song lyrics where Adele's "Hello" is at the peak.
Check out some of these lists below to know if these coincide with your Google searches in 2015.