What was everyone thinking about or talking about in 2013? This year was full of good moments, questionable moments, and sad moments, most of which was captured on the internet as a search term. Just this last month we lost two key figures in our culture: South African politician/philanthropist Nelson Mandela and action movie star Paul Walker. Both names lead Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s most searched-for terms this year. Mandela leads most-searched global term and Walker leads most-searched in United States.
Celebs rule 2013 Google most searched list
Celebrities and pop culture remained prevalent throughout the year. Controversial pop stars have stirred interest in the public which is why Miley Cyrus leads the most searched-for people list at number 1 and Justin Bieber sits at number 4. Drake, Kim Kardashian, and Beyonce fill in the gap respectively with numbers 2, 3, and 5.