Hurricane Irma was the No.1 top trending Google search in the U.S. & globally for 2017

Hurricane Irma was the No.1 top trending Google search in the U.S. & globally for 2017

Google has released its “Year in Search” for 2017, offering up more than 40 top ten lists for searches in the U.S. and globally. The search terms are ranked based on the top trending searches that saw the highest spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2017 compared to 2016.

In the U.S., the No. 1 top trending search term was “Hurricane Irma” — it also ranked No. 1 on the top trending global searches, and top news searches in 2017.

In addition to “Hurricane Irma,” “Hurricane Harvey” also made showed up in the top overall searches and top news searches in the U.S., as did “Las Vegas Shooting” and…

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