Google, a multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products – include search, cloud computing, software, and online advertising technologies etc.
When you mention about Google, the first thing that pop up in a person’s mind is search engine. But do you know these amazing facts about Google Search Engine?
1. Google processes around 20 petabytes 1015 or 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes of information daily, which is an unbelievable number to put your mind around. The number suggests that approximately almost every person using the Internet uses Google at least once.
2. It would take 95,116 years to do a manual search of Google’s 50 billion Web pages, at one minute a page.
3. 88 is the Number of languages in which you can have the Google home page set up, including Urdu, Latin and Klingon (http://www.google.com/webhp?hl=xx-klingon).
4. The number of web pages indexed by Google since 2008 is 50,000,000,000.
5. Daily visitors to Google is 620 million.
6. One of the biggest leap in search usage came about when they introduced their much improved spell checker giving birth to the “Did you mean …” feature. This instantly doubled their traffic.
7) They use the 20% / 5% rules. If at least 20% of people use a feature, then it will be included. At least 5% of people need to use a particular search preference before it will make it into the ‘Advanced Preferences’.