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2018 may not have been the best of years, to put it mildly - but Google's "Year in Search" video is here to bring you a little bit of hope and put a smile on your face.

The most searched "how to" in India in 2018 was the "how to send stickers on WhatsApp".

Google today released its data on search trends in 2018.

The most "What is Bitcoin" searches came from Ghana, followed by Nigeria, South Africa, Ethiopia and the United States. The top list also includes three Hollywood movies that all happened to be Marvel blockbusters, namely Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, and Deadpool 2.

According to Google, in 2018 "we also searched for how to be a good citizen, how to be a good friend, and how to be a good dancer".

The Royal Wedding was ranked the fourth hottest trending topic in news, after the World Cup, Hurricane Florence, and the results of a Mega Millions lottery.

Google SA said this year's searches showed that South Africans had a keen interest in local celebrities‚ as well as news and events - while the most-asked questions list revealed an awareness of‚ and curiosity about‚ what was happening in the world. The top "what is" search in the USA was "what is Bitcoin".

Entertainment icons also made an appearance this year, albeit in a morbid fashion, with the passing of Avicii, Dolores O'Riordan and Stan Lee all hitting the top 10.

Click through the slideshow to see the top 10 most Googled actors and actresses in 2018...

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