Google has released its annual review of the worldwide top searches of the year 2016. The report is divided into categories and geographical regions.

Top Ten Worldwide Searches in 2016

  • Pokemon Go
  • iPhone 7
  • Donald Trump
  • Prince
  • Powerball
  • David Bowie
  • Deadpool
  • Olympics
  • Suicide Squad

US Election grabbed the top spot in the Global News, and Donald Trump was the most searched person of the year 2016. Deadpool was the most searched movie and Celine Dion was the most searched musician. Among consumer tech and sporting events, iPhone 7 and Rio Olympics took the number one position respectively


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