Ten fun facts about Google
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Apart from just being a search engine giant, Google forays into other internet based products and services like cloud computing, online ads and software creations.
The company has its headquarters as the Googleplex in Mountain View, California and is the creation of Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
‘Don’t be evil’ has long been Google’s unofficial motto.
Originally planned as a search engine platform, Google has now branched into various fields by means of creating new products, careful acquisitions and creating lasting partnerships due to its immense success.Fact 5
Google greatly assists the development of the Android Mobile OS and has created its very own netbook – the Chromebook.Fact 6
Motorola Mobility was acquired by Google in 2012 and there have been many other communication hardware based partnerships.Fact 7
The company has seen rapid growth in recent years. Alexa reported that Google is the most visited site globally in December, 2012. Google made around 10% of its revenue in 2011 from advertising based programs.Fact 8
PageRank was the technology created by Google’s founders and it was a complete departure from normal search engines back then.Fact 9
The name Google comes from the misspelling of ‘googol’ which is one followed by a hundred zeros, signifying the estimated size of the operations.Fact 10
Google launched the ‘Legalize Love’ campaign in 2012 to support gay rights and donated a million Euros for the running of the next five International Mathematics Olympiads. Go to more business facts ❯
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