You think you know Google, you are wrong! There are so many facts about google that you have no idea about. Google was started by Larry Page and Sergei Brin when they were pursuing their Ph.D. from Stanford University. Google became a privately held company on September 4, 1998. A lot of facts about Google are still unknown and these facts about Google are one of the most interesting information you will get.
Let’s finish the irony and get over some of the facts about Google and become a level smarter.
1. Google was originally named as “Backrub”.
2. The name ‘Google’ is derived from the mathematical term ‘googol’ which is basically 1 with 100 zeros following it.
3. Google acquires an average of 1 company per week from 2010.
Source: Marshall Strategy
4. First ever Google Doodle was a burning man stick figure that came out on August 30, 1998.
Source: The Atlantic
5. Google wanted to sell itself to online company Excite in 1999 for $1 million, but the Excite CEO rejected the offer and rest is history.
6. Google Mirror is a rotated version of google that shows everything in a mirrored avatar.
Source: IBTimes UK
7. Larry Page and Sergey’s Brin private planes have runways in NASA, where no other planes are allowed to land.