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Google's Top Searches 2016: Pokémon Go outranks Donald Trump, Prince & Powerball https://t.co/3UV9uSWFeJ

The most popular search on Google in 2016 was Pokémon Go, followed by iPhone 7 and Donald Trump. The No. 1 search term hit its peak in July at the height of the Pokémon Go phenomena. Prince’s sudden death on April 21 pushed the artist into the top five most searched terms for the year. “Powerball” also made the top five after the biggest lottery drawing in US history happened back in January. Google has released nine global search trends lists — ranking everything from the top searches overall to the most searched people and global news stories. The top 10 most popular search terms across the globe involved a mix of tech trends, famous people, movies and 2016 news events. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were the top two most searched people on Google this year, with Bernie Sanders ranking a few spots behind at No. 6. In addition to this year’s most talked-about politician...

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