For more than 19 years Google is the most used tech tool in the world. Over the years it has become like a gene. You get whatever you search. It has numerous surprising facts, and perhaps most people barely know them. Here is a set of facts you will love to know.
The word Google came from a mathematical word “googol”. Googol denotes the numeral 1 followed by 100 zeroes. It defines Larry Page and Sergey Brin’s mission of putting infinite information in the search engine Google.
Searches per day:
Google’s searches per day were only 10 thousand in 1998. But it is increasing exponentially. Now it is 3.5 billion.
World’s most valuable public company:
Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. became world’s most valuable public company on 2nd February 2016. Its value is $547.1 billion when Apple’s, the former most valuable company value is 529.3 billion dollar.
In 2015, Google spent $12.8 billion dollars for research and development.
From advertising revenue, Google earned $67.39 billion dollars alone.
Google data center use 50% less energy than other data centers.
Lawyers at Google:
The search engine giant has around 400 lawyers.
Google changed its logo 7 times.
In 2015 Gmail had 900 million active users.
Google is available in 90 different languages.
From 2001, Google annexed 189 companies from 19 countries around the world.
70% of the Google employees are male whilst only 30% are female.
No. 1 place to work:
Fortune certified Google as the number 1 place to work. And this happened 7 times in the last 10 years.