California, December 12: Google CEO Sundar Pichai shared a video on Twitter, a kind of rewind, which showed how people searched for the "good" things "more than ever before", said the tweet by Pichai. The video highlights the important and feel-good moments from the year and also remembered remarkable personalities who passed away in 2018 like former US President George HW Bush, travel chef Anthony Bourdain, Stephen Hawkings among others, paying them a tribute of sorts. Google Year in Search 2018: Statue of Unity, Karnataka Election Results Among Top 5 Searched News Items in India.
"In a year of ups and downs, the world searched for "good" more than ever before — according to Google Trends. From the epic headlines to the everyday moments, here’s to all the good that people discovered in 2018. Explore more trends from the year" said Pachai in his tweet and shared the video which is being praised for its feel-good factor. Google Year in Search 2018: ‘What is Section 377 and Kiki Challenge,’ Top Questions Indians Asked This Year.
The #YearinSearch video put light on the fact that in 2018, people searched for how to be and do- 'good', like how to be a good singer, a good kisser, a good role model.
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The video is garnering rave reviews on Youtube as well as on social media platforms, thanks to the personal moments highlighted in it such as the expression of a mother seeing her baby walking for the first time. It also features the young boys of the football team who were rescued in landmark Thailand operation, a young boy responding to alexa taking his name aloud, LeBron James motivating the youth and other such events.
As the year comes to an end, Google has released a list of things most searched on the search engine in the year 2018, under various categories. As far as India is concerned, Google has released the top 10 searches for categories like "Movies", "Near Me", "How to...", "what is...", "songs" "sports events", "what is...", "personalities" and also an "overall" list.