America’s top Google searches reveal just how confused the country is right now



If our parents or president can’t provide  the answers, Americans turn to Google.

After last night’s historic upset, many people searched online for help understanding what just happened. Some, it appeared, were looking for facts. Others wanted emotional reassurance that the electoral map that they were looking was somehow, magically, wrong.

First and foremost, Americans wanted to know basic facts about their often confusing electoral system:

"Who won the #popular vote?" Top questions on Google today#USElection2016

— GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) November 9, 2016 Read more…

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