10 Interesting Facts About Google

In this article we are going to take a look at the interesting facts about Google.

1. Google’s first tweet was “I’m feeling lucky” in binary code.

2. Google Maps Street View has more than 28 million miles of photographed roads

3. The original name of Google is Backrub

4. Stanford University still owns the patent to Google’s PageRank algorithm

5. The word “Google” was added as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary in June 2006

6. 99% of Google’s Profit comes from  the Advertising business

7. Google is Processing around 20 PB (petabytes) of information everyday

8. Google acquired Motorola for $12.5 billion in 2011, and sold it in 2014 for just $2.91 billion

9. Google encourages their employees to use 20% of their time working on their own projects. Google News, Orkut are Googler’s own projects.

10. Google’s site traffic is doubled, when Google introduced its “Did you mean?”

Jacob Samro

Jacob Samro is a Full Stack Developer, a stranger behind the most of the products of Aroliant. busy bee with a well tuned brain and a good heart..

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