Google today released its data on search trends in 2018. While these always reflect the state of the world over the course of the year, in this case the list of trending searches range from joyful to very, very sad — we’ve had a rollercoaster of a year. It’s basically like reliving the year itself…
Google today released its data on search trends in 2018. While these always reflect the state of the world over the course of the year, in this case the list of trending searches range from joyful to very, very sad — we’ve had a rollercoaster of a year.
It’s basically like reliving the year itself in a few seconds. “World Cup?” Yay! Avicii? Sad. Meghan Markle? Congrats again! Stephen Hawking… well now I’m really sad.
More than anything, Americans were apparently googling the people we lost in 2018, including the aforementioned Avicii and Stephen Hawking, as well as Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, Stan Lee, and Mac Miller.

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