UK's most Googled people and stories of 2018

Here are the most searched “How Tos” on Google India in 2018

The list of top trending searches globally included USA actress Meghan Markle, who married British Prince Harry, and a Black Panther film that debuted this year.

Google has released the top searches in 2018 for Canadians - and there are a few surprises.

That was seen with most of the searches being celebrities who died in 2018.

Check out the Year in Search by Google below.

Here’s what trended on Google in India
Here’s what trended on Google in India

Google, knowing that it's still people's go-to place for pretty much all the questions we're too afraid to ask, also released stats for this year's top "What is." searches.

More unusually, also on the list is GDPR, the new European data protection legislation introduced in May. Hurricane Florence is the second most searched for news globally. Meghan Markle also came in the list of most-searched-for personalities. On the list of most trending people in just the United States, Lovato is first. Indian dancer Sapna Choudhary making it to the top three. The Lunar Eclipse was the third most searched event, followed by the 78-day lecturers' strike.

This year's trending searches show South Africans keen interest in local celebrities, news and events, with six of the top 10 trending search terms being local.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup and the slain Rongo University student Sharon Otieno and ex-lover to Migori Governor Okoth Obado respectively topped Google searches. In terms of movies, the top searched for titles were Black Panther, Deadpool 2, Venom, Avengers: Infinity War, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

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