Google Trends is now showing that there have been more searches for the keyword ‘memes’ than ‘Jesus’.
The first use of “Google” as a verb in pop culture (TV) happened on Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 2002.
Google sought out to make the most efficient teams by studying their employees. Named ‘Project Aristotle’ the research found Psychological Safety to be the most important factor in a successful team. That is an ability to take risk without fear of judgement from peers.
Google offers employees free condoms that come in blue, red, green, and yellow and have the phrase “I’m Feeling Lucky!” printed on them.
In 2001, Neopets was the fourth most trafficked website on the internet, 8 spots in front of Google.
In the U.S., there are 1.5 times more Google searches for “heaven” than “hell.”
The current CEO of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki, is the woman who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google.
Google hired a camel to map a desert for Google Street View.
When Gmail was introduced with an unbelievable 1GB free storage in 2004, Hotmail only offered 2MB. Google announced Gmail on April 1st, and wrote a punny and unprofessional press release, tricking many into thinking it was an April’s fool joke.