Being the world's favourite search engine gives Google a
lot of insight into what people across the globe care about most.
Every day millions of people use the service to find everything
from earth shattering scientific discoveries to the best way to
make a chocolate cake, and every year the web giant gives us a
quick peak into the most popular of these searches.
Google's trending charts give us an insight in to the
biggest headlines, celebrities and cake recipes of 2014. Some
surprises include Flappy Bird beating Destiny and
Fifa 15 to the most searched game of the year while
Peppa Pig took first place in the UK's most searched TV
show. Unsurprisingly though, it's the World Cup that topped the
UK's trending searches in 2014, as we followed along with the most
important sporting competition of the year.
Our favourite UK trending lists:
Most searched cake recipes
- Chocolate Cake
- Lemon Drizzle
- Banana Cake
- Carrot Cake
- Sponge Cake
Most searched holiday destinations:
- New York
Most searched TV shows
- Peppa Pig
- Game of Thrones
- Big Brother
Most searched "How to..."