When it is time for college project most of the student just do it for getting good marks but do you know? Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin at the time of perusing Ph.D. at Stanford University.
Nowadays everyone is dependent on Google to do their job in an easy and fast way. Without Google, we can’t imagine a single day.
Do you know everything about Google? Let’s check how much you know about Google.
1. Initial Name Was “Backrub”
Yes, you read it right, when Brin and Page developed an algorithm at that time they named it Backrub.
2. Story Behind Name “Google”
The name Google is derived from the mathematical term ‘googol’ which means the number 1 followed by a hundred zeros.
At the time domain name registration by mistake, they registered “Google.com” as a domain name and later they came to know their spelling mistake, but they decided to publish it anyway.
3. Google Went Down For 5 Minutes, Internet Traffic Drops 40%
On August 16, 2013, Google went down for 5 minutes and due to this, all Google’s services were unavailable for those five minutes, including Google Search, YouTube, and Google Drive.
4. Google Map Traffic Calculation
Google Maps calculates traffic by tracking how fast Android devices are moving on the road.
5. Google Has A Pet T-rex
Founders bought pet T-rex, named Stan lives at their California headquarters to remind the employees to not let Google go extinct.
6. Google’s First Tweet Was “I’m Feeling Lucky”
Google’s first tweet was “I’m Feeling Lucky” in binary code, which is two symbols (0 and 1).
I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000 01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010
— Google (@Google) February 26, 2009
7. Google’s Parent
Alphabet Inc. is the parent company of Google, which was founded in 2015. Website of Alphabet Inc. is abc.xyz
8. Play “Atari Breakout”
You can play a game by visiting Google Images, type “Atari Breakout” and hit the Search button.
9. On May 21, 2010, PAC-MAN became Google’s first ever playable doodle
10. Google Helps Pronounce Massive Numbers
If you want to know how to pronounce a large number then just type “=english” after searching for a number. For example 122242424=english
So these are the 10 Amazing facts about Google. Do you know more facts then do share with us using the comment section.