Let’s find out some of the best Google Facts in this article!
Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Stanford started Google as a study project. It in fact got its name accidentally. The name Google was misspelled “googol”, by the founders .It refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. The name was chosen to mirror the company’s goal of organizing a huge amount of information, which was offered on the internet. The Google homepage is so bare because the founders did not know HTML and wanted to create a fast boundary.
Facts about Google:
1) The Google logo was never in the middle (as it is now today). It only appeared in the middle in March 2001.
2) The domain name google.com was registered on September 15th 1997.
3) Google’s first business started in a rented garage.
4) The Google search engine receives about a billion search requirements per day.
5) The well-known “I’m feeling lucky” button is hardly used.
6) Google is said to have the biggest group of translators in the world.
7) Google’s first Chef was Charlie Ayers. He was hired in 1999 but quit later on to start his own restaurant.
8) Google has over 450,000 servers, situated in data centers around the world.
9) Google’s first test versions were known as “Back rub”.
10) The Google home page can be set up in almost any language as there are eighty eight languages including with Urdu and Latin.
11) Universities all over the world use Google Apps for education.
12) Google’s first April fool joke called “Mentalplex”, went online on April 1st, 2000. It was said to have the ability to read your mind.
13) Google opened their first international office in Tokyo.
14) Google.com can now be custom-made by a backdrop image.
15) Google’s, “image search”, hit a milestone with over 1.1 billion images stored.
16) Google’s revenue of ninety nine percent is gained from advertising programs.
17) Craig Silverstein is the first person to be employed by Google.
18) Google won the esteemed award for Technical Achievement in 2000.
19) Google started with only 19 employees but today there are more than 2500 Googlers.
20) Google employees are also encouraged to spend time on their personal projects as well. Google News and Orkut are both examples of this revolutionary method.
Google is one of the best search engines in the world. It’s user friendly. It can also be used as an address bar. It has its own mailing website known as gmail.com and the social networking site Orkut is linked to Google. From its humble beginning in a garage to a worldwide entity, Google is looking a bright and prosperous future.
I hope some of these facts have been as exciting to you as it was to me. If you know of any more amazing facts about Google, kindly share them in the comment section below. Thank you 🙂