These Were The UK's Most Googled Search Terms In 2016

'What is Brexit?'

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You already know what happened in 2016 because, hopefully, you lived through it. It was real, surreal and actually not at all the best year ever. And now, as is tradition, Google has revealed what we all searched for most in this green and desperate land over the past 12 months.

Here are some Cold Hard Stats to remind you just how dense we can all be when no one (except Google) is watching.

Just what is Brexit, anyway?

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Top trending UK searches in 2016

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1. Euro 2016

2. Pokémon Go

3. David Bowie

4. Donald Trump

5. Prince

6. EU referendum

7. Alan Rickman

8. Olympics

9. US election

10. Deadpool

Top trending UK 'How to' in 2016

1. How to play Pokemon Go

2. How to lose weight well

3. How to stay young

4. How to go live on Facebook

5. How to vote for EU referendum

6. How to get an Irish passport

7. How to make slime

8. How to appear funny

9. How to apply for British citizenship

10. How to accept myself for who I am (very deep)

Top trending UK tech searches in 2016

1. iPhone

2. Samsung Galaxy S7

3. Google Pixel

4. Sky Q

5. Amazon Echo

6. Nintendo

7. Amazon Fire TV

8. Fitbit Blaze

9. Playstation VR

10. iPad Pro

Top trending UK movie searches in 2016

1. Deadpool

2. Suicide Squad

3. The Revenant

4. Batman vs Superman

5. Captain America Civil War

6. 10 Cloverfield Lane

7. London Has Fallen

8. The Girl on the Train

9. The Big Short

10. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Top trending UK news searches in 2016

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1. Brexit

2. US election

3. Hurricane Matthew

4. Brussels (attack)

5. Zika virus

6. Clowns

7. Harambe

8. Toblerone

9. BHS sale

10. Nice attack