Google is not only a tech based company it is a new word in English dictionary which means find,many of us uses the word Google them to search on the internet.They are many hidden facts you need to know about google here we packed up 8 facts about Google.
8 Facts you need to know about Google
1)Early names of Google:
- Google was founded by two Standford PHD students “Larry Page” and Sergey Brin.Their main theme is to provide better search results based on the quality of the content and backlinks in a website.
- As the motive of the company is to find the number of backlinks to a website they decided to name it as “BackRuB” but later they named it as “Google”
- The name Google is originated from a miss spelt word “googol” which means the number one followed by one hundred zeros.
2)Google Home Page:
- The Google homepage is so empty with only one search bar because in the early days company founders didn’t know how to use Html completely.So they decided to keep its creation as simple as possible.
- In early tests, participants used to stare at the home page rather than using the site because they thought the website hadn’t finished the loading.
- To overcome these issues founders added Google copyright banner as an end marker.
3)Google secret searches:
Go to google and search for the below words you will see awesome results.
- Flip a coin: Shows the result of a coin to toss for head or tail.
- askew: Shows the result page which is titled towards the right slightly.
- Roll a dice: Show the result of a dice where you can play the dice games easily.
- Google PackMan: Shows the pop up to play the famous game PackMan.
- Zerg Rush: After the results are displayed you will watch the zeros falling from the top and crashing the page
- google in 1998: This search results will show you the old search results back in 1998.
- google gravity: Go to search results and click on first link you will see a crashed Google Homepage.
- do a barrel roll: This is the crazy results i have seen ever ,when you search for do a barrel roll your search results will roll completely and come back to normal position.
- google orbit: Go to the search results page and click on the first link you will watch the results revolving around the Google logo.
- In 1997 Tech company called “Excite” given an offer to buy google for $7,50,00.
- Larry Page turned down the offer because he had a hope that profits of Google would be boosted by $40 million per year.Their main source of income is “Adwords” displaying ads on different websites.
- Now Google is worth about $498 billion and became the World’s most valuable company.
5)Discoveries by Google Map:
- Google Maps are best maps out in the world which is very useful to people who travel a lot to new places.Google Maps also have the record of some great discoveries like
- Mountain, a rainforest in Mozambique was named as “Google Forest” because the biologist found it by studying Google satellite images.
- The great Mount Abu which is unrecorded until 2005 digital discovery which led to know about dozens of new animals and species.
- 2,000-year-old Roman Villa was also found by Google Map coordinates.
- The first Google Doodle was designed by both the founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, one week before when Google went official into the internet.
- The first playable doodle was launched in 2010 later they also launched pack man game as a Doodle which resulted in users playing with it over 4.82million hours.
- Now you can see a new Google Doodle for every important occasion on that specific day which varies from country to country based on the occasion they have.
7)Fines that Google paid:
- In the early days Google collected users personal data such as name location etc using their wifi networks which 2 years later Google fined for $22.5 million.
- Google also fined for $500million for displaying ads of the pharmaceutical companies which are not licenced.
- Google is also used by cops to trace and locate about thieves through their GPS technology and google earth
- Cops used Google earth to locate marijuana fields,meth labs,a kidnapped child and also a famous business man who needs to pay about $9million dollars of back taxes.
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