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13 Crazy Facts About Google Search Engine You Probably Didn’t Know 2020

As we all know google is one of the top search engine in the world, The google search engine continues to be at the top spot for many years. Google is an American multinational technology company started on September 1998.

Google works on the services related to search engine, online advertising, cloud computing, and software and hardware.

Google is one of the top technologies company in the world competing with the top brands such as Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft.

1. Google Initial name was BackRub

When the founders of google worked on the project the initial name was BackRub at the early stage of algorithm, In 1997 they decided to change it to google.

2. Google word came from Googol

When they decided to register the domain back in 1997, they found google word came from the googol this is a mathematical term represented by the numeral one followed by 100 zeros.

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3. Andy Bechtolsheim – Co founder of Microsystems was the First Invester

The first person to invest in the google was Co founder of Microsystems Andy Bechtolsheim who initially invested $100k in Google during August 1998.

4. Google HomePage Launched in 1998

The first page of google search engine was luanched in 1998, as many people dont know it has an exclamation mark at first Google! same as Yahoo!

5. Google Doddle

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As we all know google search engine home page comes with an interesting doddle, it was first published on 1998 on google home page

The first message of the day was Burning Man Festival indicating out of office message

6. Yahoo wanted to buy Google for $3 billion in 2002

Google became the best search engine in 2000, Yahoo wanted to take the opputinity and buy google in 2002 for $3 billion but the offer refused by google.

7. First Google office was a garage

In 1998 the company first office space was a garage of Susan Wojcicki’s in Menlo Park, California. She is the sixteen employee of google.

She has been the CEO of YouTube since February 2014. Susan Wojcicki was involved in the founding of Google, and became Google’s first marketing manager in 1999.

8. Google Founders

Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares

9. Google CEO

Sundar Pichai is an Indian american executive and joined Google as a management executive in 2004 , he was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

10. List of Google Search Engine chain of Products

  • Google Search Engine
  • YouTube
  • Google Docs 
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Slides
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Drive
  • Duo
  • Hangouts
  • Google Translate
  • Google Maps 
  • Waze
  • Google Earth
  • Google Keep
  • Google Photos

11. Google in Many Languages

In 2002, First time google made it public the 10 languages for all and those are Spanish, Italian, French, German, Swedish, Finnish, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian and Danish

12. Google is not Parent company

Alphabet Inc. is the parent company of Google, which was founded in 2015.

The establishment of Alphabet was prompted by a desire to make the core Google internet services business “cleaner and more accountable” while allowing greater autonomy to group companies that operate in businesses other than Internet services.

The two founders of Google assumed executive roles in the new company, with Larry Page serving as CEO and Sergey Brin as president.

The Initial public offering (IPO) shares priced at $85 per share for a valuation of $23 billion in 2004

13. Google Image Search

Google Image search was launched in 2001 with 250 million images indexed for users on the day one.

It was introduced on July 12, 2001 due to a demand for pictures of Jennifer Lopez’s green Versace dress that the regular Google search couldn’t handle

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