So people have searched about social media and all the popular stuff during the time period of 2017, but we here at FierceFable have gathered a list of phrases and products which were kind of popular and a bit weird for people to search, excluding the obvious ones like Facebook, Twitter etc. So Here we begin with our Number 15th.

15. GST

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017 GST stands for Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax reform which aims to remove tax barriers between states and create a single market. For that to happen the constitution first needs to be amended to remove different layers of governments’ exclusive powers to levy taxes.Aug 3, 2016

14. Bitcoin

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017 As the trend goes on Bitcoin is becoming the most popular searched item these days as the increasing demand and future currency it is.

13. Pornhub

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017 It’s self-explanatory Of course. (Ranking #22 on Google’s Charts)

12. Xnxx

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017 Once again, it’s an abvious one. (Ranking #44 On Official Charts)

11. Pizza Hut

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017 Who doesn’t love pizza?

10. Fidget spinner

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Drew Angerer/Getty Images Fidget spinners are small gadgets typically made with metal and ball bearings that you can twirl between your fingers. The toys became a massive hit beginning last spring.

9. Aaron Hernandez

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Elise Amendola/AP Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd when he committed suicide in his jail cell in April.

8. Hurricane Harvey

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Scott Olson/Getty Images Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Houston, Texas on August 25, 2017. The storm made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of up to 130 mph. More than one million people were displaced in the aftermath, and the storm shaped up to be one of the costliest disasters in US history, causing more than $1 billion in damage.

7. Solar eclipse

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Scott Olson/Getty In August, people in several parts of the US had the chance to view the total solar eclipse, where the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun and temporarily blocks the sun. It was the first time in 99 years that a solar eclipse crossed the country from coast to coast.

6. Mayweather vs McGregor Fight

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Thomson Reuters In August, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor squared off in the most highly anticipated fight of the year. Mayweather defeated McGregor and extended his perfect career record to 50-0. After the fight, Mayweather announced that it would be his last time in the boxing ring.

5. Las Vegas shooting

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017David Becker / Getty On October 1, a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and wounding more than 500. 4. Super Bowl 15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images The New England Patriots became Super Bowl champions once again in 2017, beating the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28, in overtime and giving the combination of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady its fifth championship.

3. Tom Petty

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Samir Hussein/Getty Images In early October, rock legend Tom Petty died at age 66 after suffering from a cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu, California. He was taken to UCLA Medical Center, but doctors were unable to revive him.

2. Matt Lauer

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017Associated Press/Charles Sykes In November, TV journalist Matt Lauer was fired from NBC as a result of “inappropriate sexual behavior.” NBC News’ chairman Andy Lack issued a statement saying that he “received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer” and that the network had reason to believe it wasn’t an isolated incident. Since Lauer’s firing, more reports have surfaced of inappropriate behavior toward his colleagues.

1. Hurricane Irma

15 Most Searched Things & Phrases On Google in 2017REUTERS/Alvin Baez Hurricane Irma arrived in early September, hammering Florida and the Caribbean. Irma had a maximum sustained wind speed of 185 mph, making it one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded.

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