This year 2020 has become a tough year. With several activities occurring, it is impossible not to feel distracted. Here are Google’s top 2020 searches. That’s from the coronavirus pandemic that caused the planet to go on lockdown, to celebrities, and the arrival of new games.
Trending Searches 2020
On December 9, Google published its annual “Year in Search” list. The list acts as a chronicle of the decades of newsworthy stories that have taken place during this year.
In this unexpected spike in searches, the overwhelming barrage of news is one of the culprits. The worldwide queries containing the term “why” were checked more regularly in 2020. Examples of this are “Why is ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ ending?” or why is Dr. Fauci missing?”
Trending news searches
As for the news category, Google found analysis on stimulus controls. The stimulus serves as a payment provided to millions of deserving Americans. The program is part of the March 2020 $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Relief Package.
The death of General Qasem Soleimani also made the list as the incident increased friction between the U.S. and Iran. Soleimani was killed in a U.S. airstrike in January,
The big infectious bugs found in Washington earlier this year, Murder hornets, trended online. Hurricane Laura, a hurricane that triggered fatalities in Texas and Louisiana made it this year. The Australian forest fires that destroyed 3 billion cattle also made it on the list.
Trending entertainment, celebrity searches
The popular defeats of 2020 were the most sought for the group of celebrities in Google. Basketball player Kobe Bryant, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court, actor Chadwick Boseman, actress Naya Rivera and guitarist Eddie Van Halen are on the list. Also included on the list is George Floyd, whose death began a nationwide campaign for social justice.
The US government’s ban on TikTok, the name of Elon Musk’s baby, the growth and decline of the stock market, Dalgona coffee, online school and the corporations that make Juneteenth a corporate holiday are other activities included in the trending searches for 2020.
The Netflix documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, The Last Dance that showed the career of Michael Jordan, and Parasite, the first non-English language film to win an Oscar for best picture, are all also on the list.
Trending how-to searches
Google’s “how-to help” segment demonstrates that in times of trouble, citizens have already stood up to help each other amid the struggles of 2020. The list shows people looking for ways to support Yemen, Beirut, psychologically disabled people, and more.
People are still searching for details about how blood, N95 gloves, plasma and other supplies used in the pandemic can be contributed.
The list also demonstrates the ways people coped and how people kept themselves amused this year, especially as some were forced to go on lockdown for months. The searches include driving, how to cut one’s hair and how to bring hand sanitizer in movie theaters.