Google’s Top Searches of 2024: A Recap of the Year’s Trends”

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In 2024, Google’s “Year in Search” revealed the world’s top internet searches, encompassing a diverse array of global queries. From the ongoing Israel-Hamas war to unforgettable pop culture moments like Barbenheimer and impactful news events, Google captured the essence of the year.

The Israel-Hamas conflict took the lead in news trends, with searches extending to incidents like the Titanic-bound submersible’s implosion and earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. In the realm of people, NFL’s Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin emerged as the top trending person, showcasing his remarkable comeback from a near-death cardiac arrest. Actor Jeremy Renner, surviving a serious snowplow accident, followed closely. The late Matthew Perry and Tina Turner led search trends among notable individuals who passed away.

In entertainment, “Barbie” dominated movie searches, trailed by Barbenheimer co-pilot “Oppenheimer” and the Indian thriller “Jawan.” TV trends highlighted “The Last of Us,” “Wednesday,” and “Ginny and Georgia.” The music scene saw Yoasobi’s “(Idol)” as the top trending song, with Jason Aldean’s “Try That in a Small Town” and Shakira and Bizarrap’s “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 53” following suit.

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Beyond entertainment, Google delved into other trends, revealing Bibimbap as the top trending recipe and Inter Miami CF, the new home of soccer star Lionel Messi, leading sports team searches. In the U.S., consumers questioned the costliness of eggs, Taylor Swift tickets, and sriracha bottles, while “rizz” (Oxford’s word of the year) intrigued users exploring trending slang definitions.

Google’s 2024 global search trends covered a broad spectrum, from recipe inquiries to sports teams, offering a comprehensive snapshot of the year. For more detailed insights, including country-specific lists and historical trends, explore Google’s “Year in Search” archive, compiling data from January 1 to November 27.

As 2024 concludes, various platforms, including Wikipedia, have released their annual recaps, reflecting the diverse facets of online activity throughout the year. Additionally, Google celebrated its 25th birthday by sharing all-time search data across specific categories, highlighting figures like Beyoncé, Cristiano Ronaldo, and the “Harry Potter” cast as the most Googled in their respective domains since 2004.

In related global news searches, the conflict between Israel and Gaza, the Ehsas Program, Aliza Sehar, and Akshay Kumar dominated online searches in Pakistan during the specified period.

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