Wordle, an online word game, was the most popular search on Google in 2022.
The top news searches included election results, Queen Elizabeth's passing, and Ukraine.
People also searched for information on voting, gas prices, COVID tests, and how to pronounce Qatar and Kyiv.
In 2022, there were also searches related to helping Ukraine, Ukrainian refugees, abortion rights, and the Uvalde school shooting in Texas.
Google search data reflects what people truly care about and can reveal honesty not found in other data sources.
The theme of 2022 searches was changing, with previous years showing themes of intense events and improvement.
In 2021, popular searches included COVID-19 vaccines, stimulus checks, and individuals connected to violence and death.
With 92% of the global search engine market share, Google provides a unique insight into what people are thinking and searching for.