Google General Facts:
- Google Inc. is an American public corporation.
- It was founded by Larry Page & Sergey Brin, whilst they were still students at Stanford University.
- The company was first incorporated (as a privately held company) on September 4, 1998.
- The name "Google" comes from a misspelling of the word "googol".
- The Googleplex, Google headquarters, is located in Mountain View, California.
- The company has approximately 20,000 employees.
- Most powerful brand in the world.
- "Don't be evil" is the company's unofficial slogan.
- Important tenets of Google include - Environmentalism, philanthropy & positive employee relations.
- Reported by Fortune Magazine as the #1 "Best Place to Work" on numerous occasions.
- Alexa ranking - Google is the most visited website on the Internet.
- Mission Statement - "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful".
- E-mail - Gmail
- Internet search
- Office productivity
- Online mapping - Google Maps, Geoogle Earth
- Social networking - Blogger
- Video sharing services - Google Video, YouTube
- Google has also developed an open source web browser & mobile operating system.
- Earns revenue from advertising related to its online content.
- Google also sells advertising-free versions of the same online technologies.
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