Google is a world leading search engine in the world, followed by Bing, Yahoo Search, Ask, AOL Search, Wow, Web Crawler, MyWebSearch, Info Space, Info.
Its a search engine widely used in the world, the information they collect from statistics from user provided is very valuable information used by research firms and market value organizations.
However did you know, that there exists some amazing facts related to Google as a company. Without Google the world is dumb. Here are some amazing facts about Google and here are these facts.
Type “I want to commit suicide” on the Google page. Above all the search results. Google will present the Suicide Helpline number of your country.
Google got its name by accident. The founders mis-spelled “googol” which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zero’s.
Microsoft pays you to use ‘bing’ instead of ‘Google’
Google was originally called “Backrub”
Everyday, 16% of the searches that occur are one that Google has never seen before.
Every minute 2 million searches are performed on Google.
On August 16, 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and in that time, the global internet traffic dropped by 40%.
Google has been acquiring 2 companies per month since 2010.
The total size of Google Earth’s database is over 20 Peta-bytes which is equal to approximately 21 million gigabytes or around 20,500 tera-bytes.
When Gmail was introduced by Google with an unbelievable 1GB free storage in 2004, Hotmail only offered 2MB.
It is estimated that Google consists of around 900,000 servers.
Average 270,000 words-are written in Blogger each minute.
The CEO of ‘Excite’ George Bell rejected to buy Google when it was offered to him for $1 million in 1999.
Google hired a camel to create the street view of a desert.
Google earns $20 billion a year from advertising, more than the prime-time revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX combined.
Because Gmail first launched on April 1st 2004, many people thought it was April Fool’s Day prank.
Firefox web browser’s lead developer is now working for Google Chrome.
Google’s first tweet ever was “I am feeling lucky” written in binary code.
If you search for “atari breakout” in Google Images, you can play the game.
Google.com/Mars offers visible imagery view, infrared and elevation views of the planet Mars.
Google Maps StreetView includes 360 degree views of the Mount Everest base camp.
You can see under water sea life, coral reefs and wrecks using Google Maps.
The woman who rented her garage to Larry page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google, later become the CEO of YouTube.
Google has the largest network of translators in the world.
Google has a pet T-rex, named Stan, which lives at their California headquarters. Founders bought it to remind the employees to not let Google go extinct.
Google Sky Maps allows you to view stars, constellations, galaxies and planets. check out GoogleSkies
Google’s search index is more than 100 million gigabytes in size. It would take 100, 000 one tera-byte personal drives to contain the same amount of data.
Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube- that’s almost an hour for every person on Earth.
Alphabet is New Parent company from Google. recently to that Google changed it’s logo