The Most Absurd Google Search Trends of 2017: From Unicorns to Acronyms!
The end of every year is an exciting time to be a Google enthusiast. It is at this time of the year that the company decides to come out with wacky statistics and surprising trends. Google has today released a list of some of the craziest search trends of 2017 – which will leave you amused.
The Most Absurd Search Trends of 2017
Here’s a look at some of the most absurd searches of 2017:
Unicorns in food!
In 2017, Unicorns were all over search. It might as well be declared the year of unicorns as there have been a number of crazy search trends over the year associated with unicorns –
- Unicorn Frappuccino
- Unicorn Hot Chocolate
- Unicorn Cheesecake
- Unicorn Lemonade
Add unicorn to any popular food item or drink and you might as well be looking at a search trend in 2017!
Among one of the most absurd search trends of this year was this sudden interest in all things slimy. Some of the most popular search trends on Google are the ‘how to’ trends. Among the ‘how to make’ trends, How to make slime was trending no. 1 this year. More slime related searches include Me
- How to get slime out of carpet
- How to make fluffy slime
- How to make jiggly slime
- How to make butter slime
- How to make glow in the dark slime
Popularity of meme related searches continues to grow as 2017 witnessed some of the hottest meme related searches. Here are the trending memes of the year as per Google search trends:
- Cash me outside
- United airlines
- Elf on the shelf
- What’s in tarnation
- Mocking spongebob
Animals on Search
Some animals have been quite popular this year. April, the giraffe was the most searched for animal of 2017. Following the April incident, search trends started around ‘how long are giraffes pregnant for’. Fiona the baby hippo and Marnie the rescue dog too made it to the top animal related Google search trends of 2017.
We’re all trying to understand them! Every day someone throws a new acronym at you and you’re like wgo! (What’s going on!). Here are some of the most popularly searched for acronyms as per Google Search Trends
- WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday)
- TFW (That Feeling When)
- STG (Swear To God)
- GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)
- OFC (Of course)