Search engine and all-around behemoth technology company Google has revealed its biggest searches of 2016. With categories ranging from musicians to global news, the biggest insight into our searches has shown that Pokémon GO was the most searched term of the year. It should be noted that the bulk of that interest was in July and August.
In addition to the statistics, Google has uploaded a video showcasing all the main talking points of the year:
With the added success of Pokémon Sun and Moon, its fair to say the Pocket Monsters have yet again proven their popularity. Beating out stiff competition from the likes of President-elect Donald Trump and the iPhone 7, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company will be hoping to maintain strong interest in the brand beyond the New Year. To view the full list and see what was trending in 2016 you can follow this link.
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