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Friday, March 30, 2007

Things You Don't Know About GOOGLE


  1. The name 'GOOGLE' is a spelling error.The founders of the site thought they were going for 'GOOGOL'.

  2. The reason the google page is so bare is because the founders didn't know HTML and just wanted a quick interface.

  3. Google started as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were 24 and 23 years of age.

  4. Google recieves about 200 million search queries each day from every part of the world,including Antartica and Vatican.

  5. In the earliest stage of Google , there was no submit button , rather the ENTER key needed to be pressed.

  6. You can have the Google homepage set up in 88 different languages-including Urdu,Latin and Klingon.

  7. It would take 5,707 years for a person to search Google's 3 billion pages.The Google software does this in 0.5 seconds.

  8. The logos that appear on the Google homepage during the noteworthy days are called Google Doodle.
  9. You've heard of Google Earth , but Not many know there is a site called Google Moon.

  10. Keyhole, the satellite imaging company that Google acquired in October 2004,was funded by the CIA.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

i didn't get no.7 What do you mean by search in 'human terms' . what is the basis of these statistics.

dagger said...

By this I mean that time it would take to make a person manually to go through these amount of pages.
If he/she will go through each page to search anything.
Thanks for ur comments
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