Amazing and Interesting Facts About Google

Google admin June 18, 2018
Google-Facts

Google, most popular search engine is launched by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the Stanford student in 1997. For almost two years, these two students have worked a lot on an advanced method in order to find information on the Internet. Today, with over 3.5 billion searches it has become a precious brand.

 

Let’s have a look at some of the most fascinating facts about your favorite Google:

 

  • Around 16% of the searches that occur are the ones that have never seen before by Google.
  • Google was originally known by the name of “Backrub”.
  • Searching for “askew” in Google can tilt your content slightly to the right.
  • A camel was hired by the Google to create the desert’s street view.
  • Around 2 million searches are performed on Google every minute.
  • “I am feeling lucky” was the Google’s first tweet which was written in binary code.
  • Google search technology is known as PageRank.
  • The homepage of Google is available in around 80 languages.
  • Googol is the word from which Google is derived.
  • Gmail was actually launched on 1 April i.e on April Fool’s Day.
  • com domain is actually owned by Google.
  • Searching for “atari breakout” in Google images can play a game.
  • Google founded Calico, an anti-aging company in 2013 to cure death.
  • Over $1.5B is paid by Google to acquire Youtube.
  • Using Google maps, one can see underwater sea life, wrecks, and coral reefs.
  • After Google, YouTube is the second largest search engine which is bigger than Yahoo and Bing.
  • Over 2 trillion searches are handled by Google per year.
  • Using Google Street View, one can easily visit the Grand Canyon.
  • Artificial Intelligence Bot of Google says that the main aim of living is “to live forever”.
  • 75 billion websites are delisted by Google due to copyright takedown requests.
  • Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo was Google’s first female employee in 1999.
  • Google, every year receives more than 2 million job applications from all over the world.
  • The headquarter of Google is called “Googleplex”.
  • Burning man stick figure was the Google’s first doodle.
  • The first office of Google was a rented garage.
  • From the beginning, Google has a very pet-friendly office.
  • The domain Google.com was registered on 15 September 1997.
  • First computer storage of Google was built with Legos.
  • 70 offices are operated by Google in more than 40 countries.
  • Approximately 99% of the Google profit comes from its advertising.
  • The annual income of Google is more than 50 billion dollars.
  • A special web tool named Foo. The bar is used by Google to recruit new employees.
  • Sky Maps of Google allows you to explore much about galaxies, stars, and constellations.
  • Google works as a wedding planner too.
  • Google Mirror, a rotated version of Google can show each and everything in a mirrored form.
  • From a company known as California Grazing, Google rents out goats to reduce the number of weeds.
  • Google’s campus has a big model of a T-Rex skeleton which is known as STAN.
  • Search Index of Google is more than 100 million gigabytes.
  • A lot of companies are acquired by Google.
  • The button ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ exists no more.
  • Amazing death benefits are offered by Google.
  • Swedish Fish was the Google’s first ever company snack.
  • Until 2001, the logo of Google was not centered.
  1. In 12 years, Google has acquired around 12 companies.
  • 57% of American kids use Google as their first word.
  • The first Android phone of Google, Nexus one was released on January 5, 2010.
  • In 2002, a language option Klingon is added by Google.
  • Google speaks numerous languages.
  • Google employees are known as Googlers while new employees are known as Nooglers.
  • Google can be used as a calculator.

 

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