• Welcome to OnlyTech Forums
    An online community for the tech enthusiasts!
    Log in or Register
  • If you are an existing member of our DreamDTH forums, please use the same login credentials to login here. Create a new account only if you are not registered at DreamDTH before. If you have trouble logging in, please let us know through the contact form.

Facts about google that you mayn't know

JoyalHD

Pro
Member
Joined
2 Oct 2015
Messages
239
Reaction score
133
images

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.
2. Google got its name by accident. The founders misspelled “googol”, which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeroes.
3. Microsoft pays you to use ‘bing’ instead of ‘Google’.
4. Google was originally called “Backrub”.
5. Every day, 16% of the searches that occur are ones that Google has never seen before.
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%.
8. Google has been acquiring 2 companies per month since 2010.
List of the companies aquired by google:
List of mergers and acquisitions by Google - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
10. When Gmail was introduced by Google with an unbelievable 1GB free storage in 2004, Hotmail only offered 2MB.
11. It is estimated that Google consists of around 900,000 servers.
12. Average 270,000 words are written in Blogger each minute .
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.
raffia.jpg

15. Google earns US$20 billion a year from advertising, more than the primetime revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX combined.
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.
1a8dd3c5

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
photo.jpg

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.
b369deae

26. Google Sky Maps allows you to view stars, constellations, galaxies and planets.
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.
alphabet12n-1-web.jpg

30. Recently Google Change it’s logo

images

source: 30 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Not Know
 

JoyalHD

Pro
Member
Joined
2 Oct 2015
Messages
239
Reaction score
133
##Go to Google Maps. Click on the satellite view and zoom out as much as possible. You can see an amazing view of earth with real time shadows. You can see real time clouds if you zoom in twice. Pretty amazing, right?
##Google is a wedding planner. Yes, you heard it right. Plan your special day with Google Wedding.
##Google believes that its employees should not have to
go more than 150 feet for food. Therefore, it has food stations placed everywhere within the 150 feet for the employees.
##A Google employee is named a
“Googler” and a new employee is given the name of “Noogler”.
##Google offers
$6,000 for when an employee provides a successful referral. It’s a win-win situation.
##The company owns a bunch of domains that are common misspellings of Google, like Gooogle.com, Gogle.com, Googlr.com and more. Google also owns 466453.com too...
40256131.cms

##There are more than 2 million Google searches per second.
##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.
##Google has photographed more than 5 million miles of road for its Street View maps.
##Google might be the only company with the explicit goal to reduce the amount of time people spend on its site.
##Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube — that's almost an hour for every person on Earth.
 
Top Bottom