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As it does every year, Google has revealed what you have been searching for over the past 12 months. Not you personally, but the internet as a whole. Obviously. Google’s Year in Search includes some interesting insights regarding what we Googled in 2019.
Google’s Year in Search for 2019
Google has published lists of the top trending searches in 2019. Google’s Year in Search ranks the News, People, Movies, Songs, TV Shows, Actors, and more that people searched for in a big way during the year. Google also published a video summing up 2019…
We’re not going to list all of the most searched-for things in 2019 here. So, if you want to explore further then check out Google’s Year in Search 2019 site. You can see lists for the world as a whole as well as for each individual country (which is fascinating).
The Top 10 Google Searches of 2019
The Top 10 searches overall (globally) is dominated by the Cricket World Cup, with three entries. Which, given that cricket isn’t played in the US, will sail over the heads of many of our readers. Still, they should recognize everything else on the list.
- India vs South Africa
- Cameron Boyce
- Copa America
- Bangladesh vs India
- iPhone 11
- Game of Thrones
- Avengers: Endgame
- Notre Dame
- ICC Cricket World Cup
Before you scour the lists to see if you Googled any of these things, it’s important to note that they’re “based on search terms that had the highest spike this year when compared to the previous year.” So, trending searches rather than the top searches overall.
A Valuable Snapshot Into What’s Trending
With Google being the go-to search engine for the majority of people, these lists provide a valuable snapshot into what people and events inspired and intrigued people in 2019. And for the sake of comparison, check out what people searched for in 2018.