Did you know that Google’s 23rd birthday is in this year? You might not believe it, but all evidence points to this. It’s almost unfeasible to think about how much time has passed since Google opened its doors on 7 September 1998. We thought we’d take a moment to reflect on where Google is now and what the future holds for their search engine to mark the occasion.
A Brief History of Google
In the past, people had to rely on encyclopedias and libraries to find information. But with the advent of science and technology, search engines like Yahoo, Alta Vista, Lycos, and Ask Jeeves were introduced for user convenience.
Today, Google is the easiest and most popular way to access information. But when was Google founded? In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin began working on their Google project at Stanford University.
Two years later, in 1998, Google launched. It wasn’t initially an extensive search engine, but gradually, Google made its way to dominate the entire market.
The Oxford Dictionary added Google as a word in 2006, confirming its role in modern life.
Google’s 23rd Birthday Celebration
Google has not always celebrated its birthday on the exact date. Mostly it celebrates its birthday on 27 September science 2006. Google is celebrating its 23rd birthday today with a cute animated doodle on the home page. This doodle is a two-tiered cake with a candle (substituting for the “L” in the doodle) and 23 inscribed. All other letters of the logo are themed as doughnuts.
Interesting Facts about Google
On this particular occasion of the 23rd birthday of Google, let’s talk about some fun facts about it. Put your fingers down if you know any of these. Let start!
- Google was initially named Backrub.
- Google is derived from the word Googol
- The first office of Google is a rented garage.
- Gmail was launched on April Fool’s Day
- Google has a pet-friendly office
- Google has 24.4 million Twitter followers
- The search technology of Google is called page rank
- The first tweet of Google is “I am feeling lucky,” and this tweet in Bing code
- According to the research, Google generates more revenue from advertising
- The Google Homepage is available in 80 language
- There is a mirror version of Google.
How many of these facts do you know? If you score less than cheers, now you know these facts.
How does Google’s 23rd birthday impact the world?
In the last few years, Google has grown beyond being a search engine. Gmail, Android, the Play Store, Google Assistant, YouTube, and Google Meet are some of Google’s most important products. Today most of Google’s core products have more than a billion users. Google has acquired more than 200 companies since its inception in 1998. It shows how dominant the company has been just in 23 years.
Google is the most searched engine in the world. It handles more than 3.5 billion searches per day. It has transformed our lives and keeps us up to date. The latest information and news are now accessible with a click. Google also provides a language translation facility and voice search. You can search for any company and location on Google. The online version of many tools and software is available. All the shopping brands are now available online. You can also book tickets online. Individuals like digitalized information.
The Future of Google
We have covered all related topics to Google’s 23rd birthday. Google is continuously trying to upgrade. In the future, Google will look different, just like it has introduced web stories and also trying to dominate the hardware industry by manufacturing high-end devices at affordable prices.
They want its devices to be in every hand. It allows them to access more data and generate more money from advertising. Google may purchase a colossal eCommerce platform in the coming years, and Google ads could migrate offline.