Google is a multinational technology company that is in America. It was founded by two Standford students, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin. In 1996 there was no search engine. The students saw the need to develop this to make their work easier. With that driving factor, in 1998 they came up with Google.
Interesting facts about Google
For starters, it is interesting to note that the name Google was a mistake. The name that they both suggested was googol which means number 1 followed by 100 zeroes. Which was a resemblance of what the company was going to offer? Did you know that you can just google anything in the world and find it, for example, you can just type “us online casino” if you are looking for a casino in the US and find it so easy?
Google become very popular because of a number of reasons. One of them is a tremendous rise in the number of websites. In the beginning, there were only 50 sites. Google also became one of the most powerful technology company as it became a conglomerate. It became the umbrella company for Alphabet Inc. It did not start off as a big company but Larry’s dorm room was the center that they could afford at the time.
Evolution and benefits
When Google started out it did not have the submit button rather one had to go back to the home page and then enter the command. Which was functional but very time-consuming. Google came up with a new way of making it less time consuming by introducing the submit button.
It did not stop there they have been many improvements since then. At times people fail to express themselves or the question they want Google to answer for them. A new way to help such people was introduced. If one is to type in what they want, a lot of options are suggested which is known as the “did you mean?” feature.
Google has been helpful to a lot of people, organizations. Google has been a pioneer for brand awareness. The company that began as a search engine is now a big brand in itself. In fact, many people now use the Word Google to mean searching on the internet. Just the same way people recognize that the roulette wheel is synonymous with New Zealand online gambling or when someone knows everything is referred as Mr or Ms google.
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