Google releases its year in search: a look at the most-searched words, names and phrases of the year. Top results include Hurricane Irma, Matt Lauer, and Megan Markle.
Two of the biggest social media platforms are rolling out major changes. Twitter is officially launching a 'threads' feature which allows users to more easily send off tweetstorms. Instagram now allows users to follow hashtags, instead of just accounts.
And McDonald's is permanently adding the McVegan to its menu in Sweden and Finland. The soy-based burger exceeded expectations in a trial run. It's the latest sign that fast food is embracing veganism. Pizza Hut recently launched vegan pizza in the UK.