Amazing Google Facts

No doubt Google is a major phenomena of our time. A company that has grown tremendously since their inception and whose products range from search to mobile devices to driverless cars and just about everything in between. With a company like there, there has to be some amazing facts about their size, their employees, and their history, maybe a few you were even unaware of?

For example, did you know that one of the prime reasons why Google’s home page is so bare is that founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin didn’t know html and just wanted a quick interface? Or that in 1999 Page and Brin were willing to sell their project to the much larger Excite for under $1 million but Excite wasn’t interested? These and other amazing facts in the following infographic from the folks at Promodo.

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Amazing Google Facts

About David Wallace

David Wallace, co-founder and CEO of SearchRank, is a recognized expert in the industry of search and social media marketing. Since 1997, David has been involved in developing successful search engine and social media marketing campaigns for large and small businesses. Additionally, David is the chief editor at Infographic Journal, a blog that highlights the best in infographics. Follow David on Twitter and Google+.

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