Google Facts – 58 Interesting Facts About Google
Motorola Mobility is the Google’s most expensive acquisition at 12.5 billion, followed by Nest Labs at 3.2 billion and DoubleClick at 3.1 billion.
Google has over 70 offices in more than 40 countries in the world as of 2016.
Google takes over 200 factors into account before delivering the best results for the search query.
Before Google, it was called as BlackRub.
Google has found test scores and GPA are a worthless criteria for hiring. They have teams where 14% of them haven’t been to college.
2 million searches are performed on Google every minute.
When a Google employee dies, their spouse receives half pay for 10 years and their children $1,000 until they turn 19, from the company.
Google aims to scan 129 million unique books before 2020.
The “I’m feeling lucky button” cost Google $110 million per year as it bypasses all ads.
Google earns $20 billion from advertisements per year, it is more than the primetime revenues of CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX combined.