2014 Trending Topics Highlighted In Google’s New Year’s Eve Logo

Today's Doodle highlights the year's most popular trends, including the World Cup, Philae robotic lander and ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Google’s ushering out 2014 with a doodle featuring the year’s most popular trending topics.

The New Year’s Eve logo includes animation to spotlight the World Cup, the Philae robotic lander, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Flappy Bird, along with a sharing icon to post the logo on social media pages or send via email.

[pullquote]We’re celebrating the last day of the year with an animated recap of some of this year’s top trending searches.[/pullquote]

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Clicking the animated logo launches a results page that lists Google’s top five most popular trending topics of the year, with a link to “Explore 2014 Trending Topics.”

Here’s a quick list of Google’s top five 2014 trending topics, but you can read more about Google’s Year in Review here: Google’s 2014 Top Trending Searches – The World Mourns Robin Williams, Asks About Ebola & Looks For Walmart.

Google’s Top 2014 Trending Topics

  1. Robin Williams
  2. World Cup
  3. Ebola
  4. Malaysia Airlines
  5. Flappy Bird

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