Trump's wild first year of the presidency in one chart
The Google News Lab looked at the search trends for some of the biggest news events of Trump's presidency from Jan. 20 through Dec. 20. You can see how we've all jumped from one four-alarm news fire to another:
Why it matters: The study shows that while Trump's presidency has been action-packed, the public's attention span doesn't seem to last for long.
The visible spikes of increased Googling on a topic indicate that Trump-related news captures the public's interest, but that attention quickly fizzles out or is captured by the next bombshell report or firing. Only a few issues have more steady interest over time.