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September 30, 2019 7:42 am

Google Turned 21 : Facts Which You Might Not Know

By Brenda

On 27th September, the most favored search-engine turned 21 years. However, some interesting facts about this search engine, which users might not know are mentioned below:

  • Google is the most used search engine in the world.

  • Two college students, Sergey Bin and Larry Page started Google. They wanted to develop a site that would rank pages depending on the number of pages that would link to the main page.

  • Google came from the term ‘Googol’. The creators wanted to show the vast amount of data that is being searched.

  • Most of the memorable doodles celebrated the water discovery on the Moon and the birthday of John Lennon’s.

  • Google’s first server was stored within a custom case made of Lego.

  • Google’s headquarter is known as the Googleplex and is based in Silicon Valley.

  • Within Googleplex, a giant dinosaur statue of T-Rex is present.

  • In July 2001, Google Image Search was started. The motivation was the green Versace dress which was worn by Jennifer Lopez for the Grammy Awards.

  • In 2004, on April fool’s Day, G-mail service was announced.

  • YouTube became a part of the Google family in the year 2006.
Brenda

Brenda joined the team to up the quality of news with her experience in content management with experience in working for various websites. She also flaunts skills in high-level documentation with trending topic development. She specializes in creating and curating Science News and Headlines for the website.

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