Google revealed Matt Lauer and Hurricane Irma were 2017 is the most commonly performed searches.
Google unveiled Tuesday the list of the most searched topics of 2017, including the Hurricane Irma and disgraced “Today” show host Matt Lauer.
The search engine has the figures of the year, which showed that the Hurricane Irma was the most searched category, and Lauer came close in the second place, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Lauer at the top of the most searched-for person of the year.
The hurricane struck the Caribbean and Florida in September and caused catastrophic damage in Barbuda, the virgin islands, Anguilla, and Saint Martin and Saint-Barthélemy. The storm killed dozens of people.
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Lauer was fired on Nov. 29 from NBC News after a secret meeting where his alleged victim and her lawyer told NBC brass with her story of inappropriate sexual behavior of the “Today” show host.
Following close behind Lauer were rock star Tom Petty, who died in October, the Super Bowl, and the Las Vegas bloodbath. The solar eclipse and fidget spinners from the list.
The website of the most searched people Lauer, Meghan Markle and Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Markle recently announced her engagement with Prince Harry. She was also the most searched actor of the year.
Exposés by The New York Times and The New Yorker, the detailed accounts of the woman who spoke about Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct. The disgraced producer was fired from the company he founded, and the NYPD confirmed it was investigating a rape claim made against him.
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The most searched movies were “in”, “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wonder Woman.” The most searched tv shows included “13 Reasons Why”, “Game of Thrones” and “This Is Us.”
In the technical category, the iPhone 8, iPhone X and Nintendo Switch were at the top of the category.
Last year the most searched for terms included Prince, Powerball and Hillary Clinton, according to The Hollywood Reporter.