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41 Amazing and Interesting Facts of Google

1.Google is internet’s most visited website according to Alexa.

2.Over 1 billion search requests per day are handled by Googl.e. It is done by using over 1 million computers.

3.Google became the world’s largest search engine in June 2000.

4.Currently Googl.e can analyze around millions of pages a second, whereas it is 30-40 pages at initial days.

5.”Google” is added as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary in June 2006.

6.Google surpassed one billion unique visitors in May 2011.

7.US$50 billion is the annual revenue for Google in the year 2012. Googl.e announced it on January 2013.

8.Google operates 70 offices in more than 40 countries.

9.In early 1999, Googl.e founders decided to sell it for US$1 million to Excite CEO but they refused it.

10.Initial public offering of Googl.e took place on August 19, 2004.11.Keyhoke, Inc. is the company which developed a product called Earth viewer which gave a 3-D view of the Earth. Googl.e acquired it and renamed it as Googl.e Earth on 2005.

12.99% of Googl.e profit comes from its advertising.

13.Did you know that Google has the ability to analyze and track a persons online behavior and Googl.e inform its advertisers the sites they visited and the ads they clicked.

14.Google acquired more than one company on average since 2010.

15.Google has acquired around 127 companies in 12 years.

16.Rather, 56% of the internet users Googl.e about themselves.

17.Google is used by 57% american kids as their first word.

18.Recently some core Googl.e services went down for 5 minutes which lead to a drop of 40% of worldwide internet traffic.

18.In addition ”Don’t be evil” is the unofficial slogan of Googl.e.

19.95116 years, this is the time it will take for you to do a manual search 50 billion web pages of Google, at one minute a page.

20.Also, 88 languages can be used in Googl.e home page.

21.Google Processes around 20 petabytes of information daily.

22.Google rents goats, this isn’t a joke!. Googl.e rents them to cut the amount of weed.

23.Google’s first tweet was in binary format which means “i’m feeling lucky”.

24.Brin and page considered calling Googl.e as “What Box”. But they dropped the idea as it sounds like “wet box”, which sounded like some kind of porn.

25.Google pays Mozilla Millions of dollars a year as Firefox web browser uses Googl.e as the default search provider.

26.Google site traffic is doubled, when Googl.e introduced its “Did you mean?”.

27.The prime reason that Google’s home page is bare, due to the fact that the founders of Googl.e want a quick interface and don’t know HTML.

28.Google logo was not centered until 2001.

29.Many employees of Googl.e became instant millionaires when Googl.e went public

30.Googl.e encourages its employees to use 20% of their time working on their own projects. Googl.e News, Orkut are such examples.

31.However, did you know that the total revenue for the company is US$59.82 billion for the year 2013.

32.Presently 47,756 are working for Googl.e, and the new employees are called “Nooglers”.

33.In 2007 Googl.e started planning to release its own mobile phone, as a competitor to Apple’s iPhone. This project is called Android, which is an operating system for mobiles.

34.Googl.e released it first android phone on January 5,2010, with the name Nexus One.

35.Currently Googl.e has released many android devices like Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and planning out to role on new editions.

36.YouTube, Blogger, DoubleClick, AdMob, Nest Labs, Virus Total are some of the subsidiaries for Googl.e.

37.Largest network of translators in the word is owned by Googl.e.

38.Googl.e discovered that there was around 6 types of email users by using it internally for nearly 2 years prior to launch in public.

39.Googl.e purchased Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in 2011, whereas it sold it for $2.91 billion in 2014.

40.”Googl.e knows more about you than your mother” these are words quoted by a critic.

41.In conclusion, Google has spent around $9.8 billion on R&D in 2012

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