The Most Googled Word 2014

atkins-bookshelf-triviaIn 2014, Americans were keenly interested in a recently deceased celebrity, (real) football, tragedies around the world, divisive political issues, and to lighten the mood — an addictive mobile app game, a fundraiser that raised buckets of money, and and a chilling Disney film. According to Google Zeitgeist, the most googled words in 2014 were:
1. Robin Williams
2. World Cup
3. Ebola
4. Malyasia Airlines
5. Flappy Bird
6. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
8. Ferguson
9. Frozen
10. Ukraine

The list of the most Googled words for 2013, on the other hand, was dominated by a several notable deaths (three actors and one statesman) and one tragedy on American soil:

1. Paul Walker
2. Boston Marathon Bombing
3. Nelson Mandela
4. Cory Monteith
5. iPhone 5s
6. Government Shutdown
7. James Gandolfini
8. Harlem Shake
9. Royal Baby
10. Adrian Peterson

Read related posts: The Most Googled People
The Most Googled Men
The Most Googled Women
The Most Googled Topic
The Most Googled Question
The Most Common Words in English
The Most Looked-Up Words

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