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What did people around U.S. search for in 2018?

How to vote, 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' more top list

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(Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

When you don’t know the answer to a question, what do you do?

It seems the easiest solution when stumped is to turn to Google to find the answer to any and all questions. 

The most popular search engine has released the most searched terms in 2018. 

When it came to how-to topics, people wanted to know how to vote. With two elections this year, voters were eager to make sure they knew the proper way to cast their ballot. 

The second how-to topic was also related to voting, as searchers wanted to know how to register to vote. As you can tell from these top two searches, people were taking this year’s elections seriously.

For those looking to lose weight, the keto diet topped the list of searches.

"Fortnite" reigned supreme when it came to searching for GIFs and video games. No surprise there.

While the song “Bohemian Rhapsody” was released in 1975, it topped the list of songs searched, likely due to the release of the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody." Everyone’s favorite catchy tune, “Baby Shark,” came in third. 

Other searched topics:
Searches: World Cup
People: Demi Lovato
Actors: Logan Paul
Athletes: Tristan Thompson
Fashion: 1980s fashion
Food: Unicorn cake
Beauty questions: How to apply magnetic lashes
Politicians: Stacey Abrams
Professional sports team: Cleveland Cavaliers
Movies: "Black Panther"
TV shows: "Roseanne"
Weddings: Royal wedding
What is…?: What is Bitcoin?
Who…?: Who won Mega Millions?

In an emotional video by Google, posted below, the search engine shared that people searched for good this year. 

For the full list of trending topics, click here.


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