Google in 2019

14th August 2019 / NewsBits

The name ‘Google‘ is actually derived from the mathematical term ‘googol’ which is basically 1 with a 100 zeros following it

Since 2010, Google has been acquiring an average of one company every week

Google now processes over 7 billion search queries a day worldwide (though some say it could be as high as 10 billion per day). 15% of those queries have never been searched for on Google before.

Google Chrome reigns supreme amongst users with 61.77% dominance. Other popular internet browsers rank as follows – Safari (15.09%), Firefox (4.92%), Opera (3.15%), and Internet Explorer (2.81%)

75% of people never scroll past the first page in search results and 80% of people ignore Google ads, despite the jump Google ads are expected to see this upcoming year.

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The average word count of high ranking content in Google is between 1,140 and 1,285 words.

As part of their green initiative, Google regularly rents goats to mow the lawns of their mountain view HQ

Google wanted to sell itself to online company Excite in 1999 for $1 million, but the Excite CEO rejected the offer. Today the company is worth around $310 billion

 

 

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