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The first use of “Google” as a verb in pop culture was on ” Buffy the Vampire Slayer “.
The founders of Google were willing to sell Google for $1 million to Excite in 1999, but Excite turned them down. Google is now worth $527 Billion.
The “I’m feeling lucky” button costs Google US$110 million per year, as it bypasses all ads.
Every day, 16% of the searches that occur are ones that Google has never seen before.
When a Google employee dies, their spouses receive half pay from the company for 10 years and their children US$1,000 per month until they turn 19.
Google was originally called “Backrub”.
In 1999, the founders of Google actually tried to sell it to Excite for just US$1 million. Excite turned them down.
If you search for “askew” in Google, the content will tilt slightly to the right.
People tend to forget information that can be easily found online. It’s called the “Google effect”.
Google intends to scan all known existing 129 million unique books before 2020.
Microsoft pays you to use Bing instead of Google.
Google earns US$20 billion a year from advertising, more than the primetime revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX combined.
The World’s most valuable brands are Apple, Microsoft, and Google.
Every minute,2 million searches are performed on Google.
On April Fool’s day of 2007, Google sent an e-mail out to its employees warning that a python was loose in the facilities. It wasn’t a joke.
Firefox web browser’s lead developer is now working for Google Chrome.
In the first quarter of 2014, Apple earned more than Google, Facebook, and Amazon combined.
Google hired a camel to create the Street View of a desert.
The idea for Google came to his founder as a dream that woke him up in the middle of the night.
Google prefers dogs to cats. Their official code of conduct specifically states they are a dog company.