Google search data has revealed what the world is looking for online! For the very first time in history, Google has released city-by-city data as to what is most searched for on the site’s search engine. Robin Williams remained the most searched term across the globe. Americans are looking for ‘How to Airdrop’, whereas London searches most for ‘How to kiss’, suggesting that teenagers are much spending time online. The Ice Bucket Challenge took the search engine in UK by a storm.

The top ten trending searches for 2014 are as follows:

Global Trending Searches:

  • Robin Williams
  • World Cup
  • Ebola
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  • Flappy Bird
  • Conchita Wurst
  • ISIS
  • Frozen
  • Sochi Olympics

US Trending Searches:

  • Robin Williams
  • World Cup
  • Ebola
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Flappy Bird
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  • ISIS
  • Ferguson
  • Frozen
  • Ukraine

Amongst new stories, Ebola topped the list, with the disease being the most trending news story of the year. Ebola outbreak was first reported in March 2014 in West Africa, after which the disease has ceased to pause on flashing on Google news.

Jennifer Lawrence was strikingly the most searched personality of the year. The list of the Top trending people is as follows.

  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Tracy Morgan
  • Ray Rice
  • Tony Stewart

The most searched in the gif section line up as follows:

  • Miguel Herrera gif
  • Frozen gif
  • Luis Suarez gif
  • Madden gif
  • Godzilla gif

Actors and actresses are also commonly searched on the internet, with a fan following of by millions across the globe, the actors who made it to the top 5 are Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Macaulay Culkin, Chris Pratt and Theo James. Amongst the ladies, Jennifer Lawrence was the most searched actress of the year. Others who followed include Renee Zellweger, Betty White, Ellen Page and Kim Novak.

The athletes who were most searched for are:

  • Ray Rice
  • Adrian Peterson
  • Richard Sherman
  • Paul George
  • Carmelo Anthony

Women seem to be troubling Google with a lot beauty questions, beauty and skincare being of the highest order of importance to the fairer sex, the most questions they asked were as to How to get rid of acne, How to get rid of stretch marks, How often should I wash my hair? What is bb cream? How to clean makeup brushes.

Men searched the most for their best friend, Beer. The most searched beers of the year were Budweiser, Corona, Keystone, Miller and Blue Moon.

The voracious readers went online looking for:

  • Boy, Snow, Bird
  • Blood Will Out
  • Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
  • City of Heavenly Fire
  • Flash Boys
  • The calorie conscious sect went looking for,
  • How many calories are in a banana?
  • How many calories are in pumpkin pie?
  • How many calories are in an apple?
  • How many calories are in an egg?
  • How many calories are in an avocado?

The favourite searches of the car fanatics included Ford, Jeep, Dodge, Toyota and General Motors. The celebrity pregnancies which shook the virtual world were Mila Kunis, Ciara, Kourtney Kardashian, Kate Middleton and Kerry Washington. And the weddings which whirled around were those of: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard and Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker.

Cocktails, the essence of parties which were amongst the top searched were:

  • Margarita
  • Martini
  • Sangria
  • Mojito
  • Mimosa

Dog lovers were also seen to have many a questions which included,

  • Why do dogs eat grass?
  • Do dogs dream?
  • Why do dogs howl?
  • Why do dogs have whiskers?
  • Why do dogs chase their tails?

The donation camps which went highly viral included ALS, Ebola, Breast Cancer, Goodwill and Veterans. The fashion designers who were most searched in the year were Bethany Mota, Kate Spade, Oscar de la Renta, Rachel Roy and L’Wren Scott.

The internet is often seen abuzz with ‘how to’ questions. Humans across the globe ask the silliest of how to’s to Google. The How To questions which Americans asked the most were:

  • How to Airdrop
  • How to Contour
  • How to Vote
  • How to Kiss
  • How to Craft
  • The top trending fashion and clothing related questions were:
  • How to wear a scarf
  • What to wear to a wedding
  • What to wear to an interview
  • What to wear on a first date
  • What to wear to a concert

The most favourite Google Doodles of the year were US Valentine’s Day 2014, World Cup 2014 – Watching the game while the boss is away, 2014 Winter Olympics, Rubik’s Cube and Doodle 4 Google 2014 – US Winner.

The online investors seemed the most curios about the following IPO openings:

  • Alibaba IPO
  • GoPro IPO
  • King Digital IPO
  • Virgin America IPO
  • Castlight Health IPO

The most trending memes through the year remained Tim Howard memes, which was followed by Kermit memes, Memo Ochoa memes, Kim Kardashian memes and Brazil (National Football Team) memes.

The movie trailers which created a storm online were the Gone Girl trailer, Interstellar trailer, Divergent trailer, Frozen trailer and The Lego Movie trailer. The movies which rocked the online world were Frozen, Interstellar, Divergent, Gone Girl and Lone Survivor.

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