Google Facts That Will Make You Smarter

Google Facts That Will Make You Smarter

In 1997, Yahoo rejected the offer to buy Google for $1 million. Today, Google is worth $110 billion, while Yahoo is worth $30 billion.

Google earns $20 billion a year from advertising alone, more than prime-time broadcasters CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX together.

Google in 2013 had a blackout for five minutes. It caused a 40% drop in internet traffic around the world.

14% of Google’s employees haven’t gone to college. Google’s hiring process finds GPAs and test scores completely useless.

The homepage of the search engine is simple by chance. Because Larry and Sergey were not expert at HTML to make the design more attractive.

When a Google employee dies, their spouse receives half of their pay for 10 years and their child gets paid $1,000 per month until they are 19.

Google was originally called “Back Rub “.

The “I’m Feeling Lucky” button costs Google $ 110 million a year because it displays no ads.

To search Google for a phrase verbatim, you can put quotation marks around it.

If you are not sure of the exact spelling of the word you are searching for, you can put an asterisk to tell Google.

You can change your language in Google Search to Klingons language, the language from Star Trek.

If you Google “zerg rush”, Google will eat the search page.

The first Google storage computer located inside a LEGO enclosure.

Google has its name by accident. The founders erred in writing the word “googol,” which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.

The domain googlesucks.com (now google-sucks.org) is Google’ property.

New Google employees are known as Nooglers.

Performing one Google search requires more computing power than it took to send Apollo 11 to the Moon.

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