10 Interesting but Lesser known facts about Google
In 1997, Google’s prototype was named “BackRub” and had this “logo” adopted.
Here is the
full text of the research paper by Sergey Brin and Lawrence Page
Google.com – The domain was registered on 15 September 1997 (
The first ever review of the Google Search Engine was done by Danny Sullivan of Search Engine Watch on August 4, 1998.
It was titled “
Counting Clicks and Looking at Links
Fact No. 4
Google started off its first operations in this rented Garage.
Fact No. 5
Google’s first chef
, ( hired in 1999 ) quit Google and opened his own restaurant in 2005.
Google won the prestigious award for Technical Achievement in 2000. In the nominees list there were no search engines at all.
Google’s ever first April Fool’s joke went online on April 1st, 2000 and was called “
” – Google’s ability to read your mind.
The Google logo was never centered (as it appears today). It only appeared centered in March 2001. It was aligned to the left earlier. (And there were a lot more distractions then)
Google’s first employee is
. Craig is the man behind “exact search” (where you get pages containing the exact search term within quotes.)
In 1999, when Google moved to their Paolo Alto office, there were only 19 employees in the company. Today there are 2,668 Googlers.
Sky Surfer ==&gt; G2 &lt;==
October 3, 2009 at 9:56 PM
those are interesting facts basil
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