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Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Facts about GOOGLE






Facts about #GOOGLE

1. #Google receives daily search requests from all over the world, including Antarctica.

2. #Google’s Home Page Has 63 Validation Errors. Don’t believe it?: Check #Google Validation

3. The #Google search engine receives about a billion search requests per day.

4. The infamous “I’m feeling lucky” button is nearly never used. However, in trials it was found that removing it would somehow reduce the #Google experience. Users wanted it kept. It was a comfort button.

5. Due to the sparseness of the homepage, in early user tests they noted people just sitting looking at the screen. After a minute of nothingness, the tester intervened and asked ‘Whats up?’ to which they replied “We are waiting for the rest of it”. To solve that particular problem the #Google Copyright message was inserted to act as a crude end of page marker.

6. The name ‘#Google’ was an accident. A spelling mistake made by the original founders who thought they were going for ‘Googol’.

7. #Google has the largest network of translators in the world.

8. Employees are encouraged to use 20% of their time working on their own projects. #Google News, Orkut are both examples of projects that grew from this working model.

9. #Google consists of over 450,000 servers, racked up in clusters located in data centers around the world.

10. #Google started in January, 1996 as a research project at Stanford University, by Ph.D. candidates Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were 24 years old and 23 years old respectively.

11. Googal is a mathematical term 1 followed by one hundred zeroes. The term was coined by Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasne.

12. Number of languages in which you can have the #Google home page set up, including Urdu, Latin and Klingon: 88

13. #Google translates billions of HTML web pages into a display format for WAP and i-mode phones and wireless hand held devices.

14. #Google uses Page rank algorithm for search, in which each is page is given a weight and pages are weighed based on the maximum no. of views the page has and relevance to the search keyword....

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