Top 10 Facts About Google that You Probably Didn't Know

Top 10 Facts About Google that You Probably Didn’t Know

Now when we say the word Google, it seems something magical as you can find everything (information, news) that you would like to know for that moment.

As you know Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple and Facebook.

So today we will introduce you top 10 facts about Google that you may not know.

  1. The First fact from top 10 facts about Google is that, the firts name of Google was BackRub.
  2. Google is a play on the word “googol.”
  3. Google’s first doodle was a Burning Man stick figure.
  4. Google’s first office was a rented garage.
  5. A former caterer for The Grateful Dead was Google’s first chef.
  6. Google New York began at a Starbucks on 86th Street.
  7. Swedish Chef is a language preference in Google search.
  8. Gmail was launched on April Fool’s Day, no joke.
  9. Googlers ride colorful “gBikes” around the Googleplex.
  10. Google negotiated its acquisition of YouTube’s at Denny’s over mozzarella sticks.

I would like to mention that Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc. Google is Alphabet’s leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet’s Internet interests. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet.

So, what kind of information you have about the Google, feel free to add the comment below!

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