- Google was originally called Backrub! Such an obscure name. (How does it sound when you say- Have you backrubbed instead of googled??)
- If you search for “askew” in Google, the content will tilt slightly to the right. Go ahead and check it out for yourself!
- Google hired a camel to get the street view of a desert!
- There are 2 million searches performed on Google every single minute.
- The domain name of Google was registered on September 15, 1997.
- Gmail from Google was launched on April 1st, 2004, prompting many people to think it was an April Fool’s Day prank.
- The original Google computer storage was built with Legos.
- Go to Google.com/Mars. You can see the visible imagery view, infrared and elevation views of the planet Mars.
- When Google blacked out for five minutes in 2013, the average internet users dropped by a whopping 40%.
- When you search for anything on Google, around 200 factors are taken into account to deliver the best results within a fraction of a second.
Google knows most of the things that you do. Google has a comprehensive timeline of everything that you do with Google and its products. Check out “My Activity” in your google account to know more!
So, there is not much that you can hide from Google unless you change your settings!