SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Jeremy Lin's hair. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside."
These were some of the people, topics and memes that trended to the top of Google searches in 2017 .
The search terms reflected the United States in upheaval over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men, reeling from the tumultuous presidency of Donald Trump, and people around the world searching for information about the latest iPhone.
Three of the top 10 TV shows in the U.S. debuted on Netflix, the same as last year.
April the Giraffe made news by giving birth live on YouTube.
And the world grooved to Luis Fonsi singing "Despacito."
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- Fired "Today" Show Host Matt Lauer Breaks Silence
- Google Chrome will now block annoying ads
- Unsolved: Kimberly Mericle (2017)
- 2017 Holiday Shipping Deadlines
- Fired Google Engineer's Suit Claims Discrimination Against White Men, Conservatives
- Britt Unveils 2017 Fine Arts Poster
- Britt Announces Full 2017 Season Lineup