Today, Yahoo announced its annual year-end review report. Upon entering the 15th year, the year-end review offers a detailed look into what intrigued the hearts and the minds of million users worldwide through the year. 2016 saw the Olympics in Rio, new celebrity feuds, and unexpected splits. Based on the interactions with Yahoo, Polyvore, Flickr and Tumblr, here is where mesmerized the world.
The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and President-elect Donald Trump were the most searched frontrunners this year. Women also dominated the list with six out of 10 spots filled with the likes of Gwen Stefani, Jodie Sweetin, Megyn Kelly and the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
Kim Kardashian-West took the year of breaking the internet, which allowed Khloe, for the first time to beat her sister as most-popular Kardashian on Yahoo.
The news stories that grabbed headlines and secured the most page views from Yahoo readers this year reflect 2016’s political scenery, as well as the tragedies and natural disasters that widely spread across the globe.
Most Interesting Brands Innovations in Tech Dominate
As the world came to expect, the highly anticipated unveiling of Apple’s iPhone 7 and 7 plus was the top highlight on Yahoo Finance this year. The ever-evolving tech industry saw shakeups, controversies and innovation throughout the year, which pushed Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Tesla and Alibaba on to this year’s buzziest companies list.
Top Companies, According to Yahoo Finance
|4. Bank of America|
|8. Valeant Pharmaceuticals|
|10. Wells Fargo|
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