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Top U.S. & Global Google Searches of 2014

Google has released its annual Year in Search for the most Googled topics on the online search engine giant, and includes two separate lists with data for the U.S. and the world. Trends generally coincide with each other, with similar interests in both positive and negative phenomena. Topping both lists, actor/comedian Robin Williams’ unexpected death led the global population’s captivation, followed by the FIFA World Cup Brazil, the Ebola epidemic, and the mysterious missing Malaysia Airlines case. Watch a short compilation of the most searched global trends for 2014 above, and check the respective lists down below.

Global Trending Searches:

1. Robin Williams
2. World Cup
3. Ebola
4. Malaysia Airlines
5. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
6. Flappy Bird
7. Conchita Wurst
8. ISIS
9. Frozen
10. Sochi Olympics

U.S. Trending Searches:

1. Robin Williams
2. World Cup
3. Ebola
4. Malaysia Airlines
5. Flappy Bird
6. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
7. ISIS
8. Ferguson
9. Frozen
10. Ukraine

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