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Zika virus, Hurricane Matthew and Florida’s most googled terms of 2016

Florida’s 10 most googled terms

Miami Beach Mosquitoes Test Positive For Zika Virus
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In taking a look at the most Googled terms of 2016 across the nation by state, Estately concluded most of Florida’s most popular searches were pretty depressing, involving deaths, like “Kimbo Slice” and “Jose Fernandez,” as well as horrible events like the “Orlando shooting.”

The Sunshine State’s most popular Google ended up being “Zika virus.” Hopefully 2017 brings more cheer.

Florida’s 10 most Googled terms:

  • Kimbo Slice
  • Pulse Nightclub
  • Orlando shooting
  • Zika virus
  • Fidel Castro
  • Obama in Cuba
  • Barrier Reef dead
  • José Fernández
  • Hurricane Matthew