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Top Google Searches in 2017

Dec 26, 2017 | Blog

It’s only been 25 years since “World Wide Web” was made and available to the public, but in that time the Internet has already become an integral part of everyday life for most of the world’s population. The latest statistics from 2017 has pointed that today more than half of the world’s population uses the Internet, with more than 3.75 billion people online. When it comes to social media it’s important to say that the number of social media users across the globe grew by more than 20% which makes it nearly 2.7 billion of users. We should also mention that the number of mobile users continues to grow too, with average mobile connection being faster as well. Nearly two-thirds of the world’s population now uses a mobile phone and with 55% of all active connections coming from smartphones. That being said and with New Year being just around the corner, it’s time to take a look on 2017 and its most popular Google searches, from the most searched keywords, albums, TV shows and movies to the most searched celebrities. Some of them you might guess while some will probably surprise you.

Google narrowed down the top searches in categories which you can check out below. Here are the top 5 most search Celebrities, Movies, TV shows and Musicians:

CELEBRITIESMOVIESTV SHOWSMUSICIANS
1. Matt Lauer1. IT1. Stranger Things1. Ariana Grande
2. Meghan Markle2. Wonder Woman2. 13 Reasons Why2. Linkin Park
3. Nadia Toffa3. Beauty and the Beast3. Big Brother Brasil3. Lady Gaga
4. Harvey Weinstein4. Logan4. Game of Thrones4. Mariah Carey
5. Kevin Spacey5. Justice League5. Iron Fist5. Ed Sheeran

While some people tend to search news about celebrities and what’s trending in the world of entertainment and lifestyle, some are more interested in the things like “How to” terms, Global News, Consumer Tech and other.

SEARCHES"HOW TO..."GLOBAL NEWSCONSUMER TECH
1. Hurricane Irma1. How to make slime1. Hurricane Irma1. iPhone 8
2. iPhone 82. How to make solar eclipe glasses2. Bitcoin2. iPhone X
3. iPhone X3. How to buy Bitcoin3. Las Vegas Shooting3. Nintendo Switch
4. Matt Lauer4. How to watch Mayweather vs McGregor4. North Korea4. Samsung Galaxy S8
5. Meghan Markle5. How to make fidget spinner5. Solar Eclipse5. Xbox One X

Click here, in case you want to check out the full list of what was trending in 2017, Google released full report on the most search terms that are very well categorized.

We hope you find these reports interesting and useful, and we wish you a year of impressive digital growth of your own in 2018.

Your Viracure Team