How many times we say “Google it” when we don’t find the answers we looking for, Google is not just a search engine it has become our part of life day by day.Here are some amazing and Interesting facts about Google which was founded by Larry Page & Sergey Bin in 1998.
Google was originally named BackRub.
Google’s first office was a rented garage in Menlo Park, California.
Currently Googleplex is the headquater complex of Google & its parent company Alphabet.inc . It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View,California United States.
Google is a play on the word “googol”
The term “googol” describes the number 10¹⁰⁰
The Google homepage is available in 80+ languages.
Because Google offers its search engine in many languages, Google is used around the world. Google translate is also available in all these 80+ languages.
Google receives and processes over 5.4 billion search requests per day, which is equivalent to 1.9 trillion searches per year.Google has been visited 62.19 billion times in 2019.
The unofficial motto of Google is, “Don’t be evil.”
The word “google” acquired a place in the Oxford Dictionaries English as a verb, meaning “Search for information about (someone or something) on the Internet using the search engine Google”
Google’s first doodle was a Burning Man Stick Figure.It was published on August 30, 1998, on Google’s homepage.
Google owns a pet T-rex, named Stan, which has been placed at their California Headquarters. The intention of placing it in office was to keep the employees reminding to not let Google go extinct.
There is a rotated version of Google too, which is known as “Google Mirror” that shows everything in a mirrored form.
Alphabet Inc. is the parent company of Google, which was founded in 2015 with the desire to separate its web services business from its other ambitious companies. Its name speaks of “alpha” as “an investment that returns above the benchmark”, suggesting the company as a great opportunity
The new employees at Google are known as “Nooglers”, short for “New Googlers”. They are easily recognizable by their multi-colored hats.
The Google algorithm is named as PageRank.
Stanford owns the patent to Google’s algorithm.
On August 16, 2013, Google was not reachable for 5 minutes, in that time the global Internet usage was decreased by 40%.
This fact shows how important Google is today.
Gmail was launched on April Fool’s Day(2004),no joke.
Google owns hundreds of products including Youtube,Chrome.