Watch Google's moving 'Year In Search' recap of 2017

Watch Google's moving 'Year In Search' recap of 2017

Watch Google's moving 'Year In Search' recap of 2017

Google has just unveiled the "Year In Search 2017", its annual round-up of the most searched people, new stories, tv shows, movies and more.

If the nation's Google searches are anything to go by, this year the British public have been preoccupied by getting rich by buying Bitcoins.

On the lighter side of searches, the top-queried person after Matt Lauer, not including searches for people who died, was Meghan Markle.

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey took the first and eighth spots in the Top 10, and August's much-hyped solar eclipse came in at No. 7.

The full list featuring the top ten searches for each category can be found below!

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Following close behind Lauer were rock star Tom Petty, who died in October, the Super Bowl and the Las Vegas massacre. Last year, people mourned Prince, got lottery fever and, not surprisingly, searched all about the United States election. A number of other subjects of sexual misconduct allegations also made the Top 10 people list, including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Bill O'Reilly.

Google is the world's largest search engine and one of the most iconic sites on the internet. The actress announced her engagement to Prince Harry last month.

The Nintendo Switch, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Xbox One X were the third, fourth and fifth most frequently used consumer tech search terms.

Here's what South Africans Googled the most throughout this year in different categories.

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