Google Facts – 58 Interesting Facts About Google

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The first doodle of Google was dedicated to the Burning Man festival attended by the founders of Google in 1998.

As Gmail was launched on April 1st, 2004 many believed that it was an April Fool’s Day prank.

Google’s first tweet was “I’m feeling lucky” written in binary code.

Google was named as the best company to work for in the U.S. by Fortune Mag in 2014 for the fourth consecutive year.

Google got its name by accident. The founders misspelled the word “googol” which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.

Google prefer dogs to cats. Their official codes of conduct states that they are a dog company.

From 2010, Google is acquiring 2 companies per month.

A single Google search requires more computing power than it took to send Apollo 11 to moon. offers imagery, infrared and elevation view of the planet Mars.

The size of Google Earth’s database is over 20 petabytes.