The Top 20 Google Searches of 2015

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Here at the Bloguettes’ office, we rely on Google to answer all of our most pressing questions. Do lobsters mate for life? How tall is Chris Pratt? Can you ignore a dry clean only label? Seriously though, Google is our go to for Photoshop hacks, recipes, news and more. We love having an endless amount of information right at our fingertips and we are not alone. Google performs over 40,000 searches every second and they crunched the numbers to bring you the top searches of 2015. The results may surprise you!

Top 10 Overall Searches (Global)

  1. 1

    Lamar Odom

  2. 2

    Charlie Hebdo

  3. 3

    io

  4. 4

    Jurassic World

  5. 5

    Paris

  6. 6

    Furious 7

  7. 7

    Fallout 4

  8. 8

    Ronda Rousey

  9. 9

    Caitlyn Jenner

  10. 10

    American Sniper

You can check out the top searches for a variety of categories on Google’s A Year in Search 2015. Google has calculated the top searches for memes, beauty tips, selfies, news events, movies and more. Who would have thought that the number one most asked travel question for the year would be, “What to pack for Cancun?” We guess the answer to that was lots of sunscreen!

Top 10 Questions (Global)

  1. 1

    What is 0 divided by 0?

  2. 2

    What is Ashley Madison?

  3. 3

    What is a Buckeye?

  4. 4

    What is the Charlie Charlie Challenge?

  5. 5

    What is a Lunar Eclipse?

  6. 6

    What is Ebola?

  7. 7

    What is ISIS?

  8. 8

    What is Red Nose Day?

  9. 9

    What is a Blue Moon?

  10. 10

    What is Listeria?

Because this is Google, you can of course search the lists and narrow them down by country or category. Curious to see how last year compares? You can see top yearly search results as far back as 2004. Want even more specific data? You can search by every month of every year; perfect for a trip down memory lane!

Did any of your searches make the list?

Hover over the circles in the chart below to see stats for some of the most popular searches!

JacquelineDemarco

Hot off the press, Jacqueline Demarco is a recent graduate of the University of California Irvine’s Literary Journalism program. Her love of writing, design, marketing and entrepreneurship is what first drew Jacqueline to Bloguettes. Loyal blog reader turned writer, Jacqueline has experience in reporting, editorial writing, digital marketing and social media. As a writer for Bloguettes she is able to share her passions with our amazing readers.