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1. Google is internet’s most visited website according to Alexa

2. The original name of Google was Backrub.

3. On August 16, 2013, Google was not reachable for 5 minutes, in that time the global Internet usage was decreased by 40%.

4. Over 1 billion search requests per day are handled by Google. It is done by using over 1 million computers.

5. Google became the world’s largest search engine in June 2000.

6. ”Google” is added as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary in June 2006.

7. US$50 billion is the annual revenue for Google in the year 2012. Google announced it on January 2013.

8. Google operates 70 offices in more than 40 countries.

9. Keyhoke, Inc. is the company which developed a product called Earth viewer which gave a 3-D view of the Earth. Google acquired it and renamed it as Google Earth on 2005.

10. 99% of Google profit comes from its advertising.

11. 56% of the internet users Google about themselves.

12. Google is used by 57% American kids as their first word.

13. 88 languages can be used in Google home page.

14. Google Processes around 20 petabytes of information daily.

15. Google pays Mozilla Millions of dollars a year as Firefox web browser uses Google as the default search provider.

16. Google site traffic is doubled, when Google introduced its “Did you mean?”

17. Many employees of Google became instant millionaires when Google went public.

18. Presently 47,756 are working for Google, and the new employees are called “Nooglers”.

19. Currently Google has released many android devices like Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and planning out to role on new editions.

20. YouTube, Blogger, DoubleClick, AdMob, Nest Labs, Virus Total are some of the subsidiaries for Google.

21. Largest network of translators in the word is owned by Google.

22. Google’s annual income is greater than 50 billion dollars.

23. Google translate could translate more than 80 languages.

24. Google made its first Google Doodle in the year 1999.

25. The concept of the doodle was born even before the company was incorporated.

26. Craig Silverstein currently serves as the director of technology at Google, who is the first employee of Google Inc.’s hired in September 1998.

27. ”Google knows more about you than your mother” these are words quoted by a critic.

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