Friday, 2 September 2016

30 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Not Know


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30 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Not Know

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  1. Type “I want to commit suicide” on the Google page. Above all the search results, Google presents the Suicide Helpline number of your country.
    I Want Commit Suicide Google Help
    I Want Commit Suicide Google Help
  2. Google got its name by accident. The founders misspelled “googol”, which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes.
    Googol
    Googol
  3. Microsoft pays you to use ‘bing’ instead of ‘Google’.
    Google vs Bing
  4. Google was originally called “Backrub”.
    Google backrub
    Google backrub
  5. Every day, 16% of the searches that occur are ones that Google has never seen before.
    google new searches
    google new searches
  6. Every minute,2 million searches are performed on Google.
  7. On August 16, 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and in that time, the global Internet traffic dropped by 40%.
    Google Down Global
    Google Down Global
  8. Google has been acquiring 2 companies per month since 2010.
    Android Bought by Google
    Android Bought by Google
     List of Companies acquired by Google.
  9. The total size of Google Earth’s database is over 20 Petabytes which is equal to approximately 21 million gigabytes, or around 20,500 terabytes.
    Google Earth
    Google Earth
  10. When Gmail was introduced by Google with an unbelievable 1GB free storage in 2004, Hotmail only offered 2MB.
    Gmail vs Outlook
    Gmail vs Outlook
  11. It is estimated that Google consists of around 900,000 servers.
    Google Servers
    Google Servers
  12. Average 270,000 words are written in Blogger each minute .
    Blog
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  13. The CEO of ‘Excite’ George Bell rejected to Buy Google when it was offered to him for $1 million in 1999.
  14. Google hired a camel to create the Street View of a desert.
    Google Street View
    Google Street View
  15. Google earns US$20 billion a year from advertising, more than the primetime revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX combined.
    Google Adsense
    Google Adsense
  16. Because Gmail first launched on April 1st of 2004, many people thought it was an April Fools’ Day prank.
  17. Firefox web browser’s lead developer is now working for Google Chrome.
  18. Google’s first tweet ever was “I’m feeling lucky” written in binary code.
    Google First Tweet on Twitter
    Google First Tweet on Twitter
  19. If you search for “atari breakout” in Google Images, you can play the game.
  20. Google.com/Mars offers visible imagery view, infrared and elevation views of the planet Mars.
  21. Google Maps’ Streetview includes 360-degree views of the Mount Everest base camp.
  22. You can see underwater sea life, coral reefs and wrecks using Google Maps.
  23. The woman who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google later became the CEO of YouTube .
    CEO of Youtube
    CEO of Youtube
  24. Google has the largest network of translators in the world
  25.  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 Dinosaur
    Google Dinosaur
  26. Google Sky Maps allows you to view stars, constellations, galaxies and planets. Check out www.google.com/sky.
  27. Google’s search index is more than 100 million gigabytes in size. It would take 100,000 one-terabyte personal drives to contain the same amount of data.
  28. Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube — that’s almost an hour for every person on Earth.
  29. Alphabet is New Parent Company from Google
    Alphabet is New Parent Company
    Alphabet is New Parent Company
  30. Recently Google Change it’s Logo

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