Did you all know that today is the 18th birthday of the tech giant Google? Yes, it was the day when it was launched by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. To fleck the occasion, today we have come up with the history of our favourite search engine, Google. So, let’s explore.
Google Celebrates 18th Birthday With a Doodle, Amid Some Confusion Over The Correct Date
The Internet search engine giant Google devotes itself Tuesday as its known Doodle to celebrate its own 18th birthday, even though the date of this anniversary has changed several times over the years. Papers foundation of the company was presented on September 4, 1998, but has never been used that date as the anniversary.
Since 2005, it began to consider the birthday on 7 and 8 September and later 26. Since 2012 stipulated that would be 27, as company executives wanted to coincide with a record of pages indexed accomplished that day.
“When is Google’s birthday? I’m not sure we know it,” the head of Google Doodles Ryan Germick wrote on the Google blog in 2013.
“There are different opinions about when to make the cake and candles, but a fun fact is that the first doodle climbed before Google became official (30th August from September 4, 1998)”.
On September 4, 1998, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, with financial support from the co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Andy Bechtolsheim, the company who created Google.
The company name comes from “Googol”, a mathematical term for 1 followed by 100 zeros, and symbolizes the goal of the company to organize the immense amount of information available on the Internet.
The appearance of automatic search engine Google was revealed as a clever system to organize the information available on the Internet with rational criteria in milliseconds when the other search engines manually fed working with directories.
The company based its success on a constant supply of technology and good services and changed the habits of Internet users. All statistics place it as the company’s most widely used network ahead of Yahoo ! and MSN (Microsoft).
Initially, the search engine giant Google started with four employees and one million dollars and now has more than 40,000 employees and generates profits from the sale of technology, advertising and sponsored listings. Although the centre of their activity is the search function, which has diversified its business.