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Google Search: Biggest Moments of 2015

As we near the end of another year Google is once again releasing data of searches we made through the year. While this is the fifteenth iteration of “Year in Search”, this is the first time it’s being handled by Google News Lab, a service launched earlier this year to help journalists and content providers parse through metadata from the company’s search engine and YouTube.

Google has also released its Top Lists from 2015 that shows the top 10 things searched for in various trending categories, like people, movies, athletes. Globally, the top search term was Lamar Odom, who is also the number one searched for person.

The full list for the top searches of 2015:

For global consumer tech, the iPhone 6S was the most searched for gadget, followed by the Galaxy S6 and Apple Watch, the only wearable to make the list. The full list is as follows:

  1. iPhone 6s
  2. Samsung Galaxy S6
  3. Apple Watch
  4. iPad Pro
  5. LG G4
  6. Samsung Galaxy Note 5
  7. Samsung Galaxy J5
  8. HTC One M9
  9. Nexus 6P
  10. Surface Pro 4

2015 Top 10 Movies:

  1. Jurassic World
  2. American Sniper
  3. Straight Outta Compton
  4. 50 Shades of Grey
  5. Furious 7
  6. Pitch Perfect 2
  7. Inside Out
  8. Avengers Age of Ultron
  9. Minions
  10. Mad Max

As the year comes to a close, other Google properties like YouTube have done the same, as well as many other tech companies.

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