16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know

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16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know

16 Sep , 2016  

Google has an unbeatable stake on our online presence and it is more than just a search engine. It has embedded into our lives so well that; for searching anything from anywhere at anytime we go to Google. It has been trying out innovative ideas and adding new changes on daily basis, to provide the best to its users.

 

 

Till the day, a few people don’t know Google to its fullest. Here are some interesting facts about Google, we bet you didn’t know!


  1. Google was originally named as “BACKRUB”, by Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.


  2. The name “Google” was actually derived from a mathematical term “Googol”, which stands for 1 followed by 100 zeros.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  3. Here is the first ever Google Doodle. It was out on August 30 1998, to inform users that Larry Page and Sergey Brin are out of office for a weekend off and are at Burning Man Festival in Nevada and cannot fix technical issues.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  4. The original Google Computer Storage was built with Legos, Isn’t it Cool!16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  5. Google employees in the US get death benefits, that guarantees 50% of their salary every year to surviving spouse or any guardian.


  6. Go to Google Search and Type: “I want to suicide”, Google will display helpline number of your country above all results.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  7. Did you ever know, Google has a pet named Stan which is actually a T-rex. Founders bought it to remind employees to not let Google go extinct. Now that’s interesting!16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  8. Google HQ rents goats from California Grazing to mow their lawns and fields.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  9. Lets try this, Go to Google and type a long number followed by “=english”, Google will actually spell it out for you.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  10. Did you ever try to zoom-out of Google Maps in satellite view as much as possible? Try it, because what you will see is Beautiful. Just go to Google Maps, in satellite view zoom-out as much as possible, you can see Mother Earth with real time shadows and clouds.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  11. Google Sky Maps allows you to view stars, planets, constellations and galaxies. Have a look for yourself.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  12. Google Moon allows you to see surface of the moon.16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  13. Go to Google Mars, you can have a look at map of Mars, isn’t that fascinating?16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


  14. On an average, Google has been acquiring more than one company per week since 2010


  15. Google uses a web tool called foo.bar to recruit new employees based on what they search for online.


  16. Go to Google Images and type “atari breakout”, you can play a game!16 Amazing Facts about Google That You May Not Know


These facts are interesting aren’t they? Google is much more than what we think and our love for it will continue till ages.

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