Google Reveals The Uplifting Word That The World Searched For In 2018

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Top-trending SA searches: World Cup fixtures, Load-shedding, Global Citizen, Zuma, Winnie Mandela, HHP, Listeriosis, Black Panther, Meghan Markle, Mac Miller.

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Google receives more than 40, 000 search queries every second from every corner of the globe.

Today, Google announced the results of its 2018 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year's major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in South Africa.

Who are the other nine names on the list of top-trending people? The Winter Olympic Games captured spot number two, with the Humboldt Broncos taking third.

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Politics also dominated the conversation this year, with the most popular "How to" question being "How to register to vote" and both the EighthAmendment and blasphemy making an appearance in the 'What is?' categories.

Meanwhile, the "near me" list shows just how much they have come to rely on online sources to find jobs. Indian dancer Sapna Choudhary making it to the top three.

The most searched term globally, however, is World Cup.

Man using Google search. The company also mentioned that "How to.' and "What is.' are among the most interesting searches".

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, topped the list of most popular people, followed by singer Demi Lovato, actor Sylvester Stallone, YouTuber Logan Paul, and reality TV star Khloé Kardashian.

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