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This Is How Google Grew From $0 To $498 Billion

Do you want to know more about Google and how it was started? The whole world uses Google because it is the best and the most efficient search Engine. Right? Today, people can't even imagine their life without Google. As of Google Revolution, I've compiled a few facts about the growth of Google.

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This Is How Google Grew From $0 To $498 Billion

This Is How Google Grew From $0 To $498 Billion

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Google started as a research project in 1996.

Google started as a research project in 1996.

Google began in January 1996, as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. But the company was incorporated on September 4, 1998. Google is getting better and better. But do you know that Google is the subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.?

Google's first Doodle in 1998

Google's first Doodle in 1998

This Doodle was created on the occasion of the Buring Man festival. The day was August 30, 1998, approx two years after the built and just before the official introduction. They decided to make it more relatable to people. So, they placed the spare stick figure behind Google's second 'o.' They published the new image to their site on the World Wide Web. 

Google introduced first interactive Doodle

Google introduced first interactive Doodle

Do you know that this was the Google's first Interactive Doodle? Google's celebration of Pac Man's birth was so popular that the interactive logo was given its own permanent page. You can play it from here or read more Google Tricks from here.

Google's 6th birthday Doodle images

Google's 6th birthday Doodle images

Google celebrated its 6th birthday on September 7, 2004, by using these Doodles across the world.

The company is estimated to be worth between $17 billion and $19 billion in 2003. It became $24B in 2004, including 4.28 billion web pages and 880 million images on the Google's servers.

When Google acquired the YouTube

When Google acquired the YouTube

Google acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006. But did you know that Google never fired those 65 employees which were working at Youtube's San Bruno HQ? Yes, it's true!

When Google surpassed Yahoo in 2008

When Google surpassed Yahoo in 2008

Google surpassed Yahoo for the first time in the number of unique monthly visitors. Google had 141.1 million unique visitors. Yahoo still leads with the amount of time users spent on its sites with approx 45% higher time. Also, Google indexed one trillion unique URLs in 2008.

Google stopped censoring results in China.

Google stopped censoring results in China.

According to Google's 2010 data:

Google leads maximum major technology companies by acquiring 23 companies in 2010. Also Google's Open source Android Operating system became popular among the smartphone users.

Google worth surpassed Apple in 2016

Google worth surpassed Apple in 2016

Google is now worth about $498 billion compared to Apple's market cap of around $495 billion according to SmartAsset. These are some amazing milestones of Google.

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