The year 2017 was a period of fundamental changes for all cryptocurrencies. These changes caused a significant public interest towards cryptocurrencies, as the Google Year in Search 2017 survey showed. The survey includes the list of search terms having high traffic spike in 2017 comparing to 2016.

The Google list of the most popular search items showed that lots of users show interest in basic information on digital currency. Thus, “What is Bitcoin?” is the second most frequently asked question in Google “what is…” category.
The fifth most popular question in “how to…” category is “How to Buy Bitcoin”. Moreover, “Bitcoin Price” is the most popular search item in the “news” category.