Yahoo Releases Top Searches Of 2014

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Yahoo released its Year In Review, looking at the top stories and trends of the year based on the daily search habits of users. Here's what the top ten looks like:

Here's a look at the top "obsessions" of the year according to Yahoo:

The top-searched technology consumer goods were:

1. Apple iPhone 6
2. Samsung Galaxy s5
3. Samsung Galaxy Note 4
4. GoPro
5. Apple iPad Mini
6. Microsoft XBOX One
7. Amazon Kindle
8. Sony Playstation 4
9. Apple iPad Air
10. Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Top-Searched News Stories on Yahoo in 2014:

1. Ebola epidemic
2. Death of Robin Williams
3. Elections 2014
4. Leaked photos 2014
5. Malaysia Airlines tragedies
6. Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
7. Jodi Arias sentencing
8. ISIS
9. Ray Rice domestic violence
10. Obamacare

Top-Searched Sports Moments on Yahoo in 2014:

1. World Cup: Home team favorite Brazil falls to Germany in the semi-finals
2. World Series: Giants win their third title in five years with Madison Bumgarner
3. Super Bowl: Seahawks strong defense triumphs over Peyton Manning and the Broncos in stunning fashion
4. Sochi Winter Olympics
5. NFL rocked by domestic violence issues: Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson
6. Oscar Pistorius trial
7. Tony Stewart car accident fatality
8. LeBron James returns to Cleveland
9. Donald Sterling: Racism scandal forces Sterling to sell his NBA team
10. Derek Jeter retires from baseball as a New York Yankee

Top-Searched Lyrics on Yahoo in 2014

1. "Let It Go" from "Frozen"
2. "All of Me" by John Legend
3. "Problem" by Ariana Grande
4. "Say Something" by A Great Big World
5. "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith
6. "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic
7. "Drunk in Love" by Beyonce
8. "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea
9. "Black Widow" by Iggy Azalea
10. "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen

Yahoo has a video of Katie Couric talking about the year in review here.

Earlier this week, Bing revealed its top searches for the year. Take a look at those here.

Image via Yahoo

Chris Crum

Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.