Happy New Year's Eve! At the conclusion of Ten of the companies that went out of business this decade and 9,300+ stores closed this year, two tales of the Retail Apocalypse, I described how I planned on ending my calendar year on this blog by telling my readers to "stay tuned for a New Year's Eve entry about the year in Google search, another of my traditions here." With no further ado, I present Google — Year in Search 2019.
Throughout history, when times are challenging, the world goes looking for heroes. And this year, searches for heroes — both superheroes and everyday heroes — soared around the world.That was a better rewind of the year than YouTube Rewind 2019! What's more embarrassing is that both YouTube and Google are owned by the same parent company, Alphabet. Maybe Google can help YouTube next year.
Speaking of YouTube Rewind, which was a straight countdown compilation video, NBC2 News in Fort Myers, Florida reported on the top six searches in several categories in Google releases the most searched things in 2019, this year's version of One last video about 2018 in search.
For the full top ten, read the image I used to illustrate this entry.
With that, I'm done blogging for 2019. Stay tuned for a New Year's Day entry to welcome the next decade.