Googleis a search engine that answers queries made via PC, tablet and phone, receiving 70 million clicks every minute worldwide. An important company Alphabet It is also a part of.
Before joining Alphabet, it was a company that, beyond being a search engine, produced many unrelated projects related to driverless cars. Right now Android, Google Search, YouTube, Google Ads, Google Apps And Google Maps It is a technology company that includes products related to All other services are grouped under different companies and consolidated under the Alphabet umbrella.
Google founders the one which… Larry Page And Sergiy BrinThey said that Google’s nickname was inspired by a math game in England in the 1920s. (one)
Founders and history
history of google It started at Stanford University in 1995. Two young people, Larry Page and Sergiy Brin, at Stanford University BackRubad They collaborated on a search engine called. This unit formed the core of Google, which is the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to search engine.
In January 1996, Larry Page and Sergy Brin launched a search engine called BackRub that could analyze backlinks pointing to a particular website. A year later, their unique approach to link analysis has earned BackRub a growing reputation among its followers. As word of Backrub spread around campus, rumors began to form about new search technologies.
In 1998, Andy Bechtolsheim helped grow Google with a $100,000 seed fund. The following year, Google acquired Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield, and Byers for $25 million. AOLchose Google as its search partner in 1999, which played a major role in Google’s popularity. Then Google, yahooMade a search partner like ‘s AOL.
Following all these developments, in 2000, the company introduced the very popular Google Toolbar. This toolbar became so popular and searchable that Google has been increasing its market share every year since then. of the company GooglePlex is headquartered in California and employs more than 7,000 people worldwide. It operates in Turkey with its office and more than 100 employees.
In addition to operating the world’s most popular search engine, Google also operates a variety of search services, including:
- Google News: Released in beta in September 2002. On September 6, 2006, the company announced an expanded search of the Google News Archive.
- Google Book Search: They launched Google Book Search on October 6, 2004.
- Google Scholar: They launched Academic Search on November 18, 2004.
- Google Blog Search: On September 1, 2005, Google announced Google Blog Search.
- Google Base: On November 15, 2005, the company announced the launch of Google Base, a database of downloaded information describing online or offline content, products, or services.
- Google Video: They announced the Video on January 6, 2006.
- Google Global Search: On May 16, 2007, the company began including most of its vertical results in organic search results.
In addition to these, it also includes many different services other than research. These services include:
- Gmail (Email): On March 31, 2004, Google launched the first free email service offering high storage space.
- Google Maps: On October 27, 2004, the company acquired Keyhole. It launched Google Maps on February 8, 2005.
- Google Analytics: On March 29, 2005, the company acquired Urchin, a website traffic analysis company. Google renamed its Google Analytics service.
- radio ads: On January 17, 2006, Google acquired dMarc Broadcasting.
- Ads in other formats: Google has experimented with magazine ads and newspaper ads.
- Office Productivity Software: On March 9, 2006, the company acquired Writely, a collaborative online document creation and editing software.
- Calendar: On April 1, 2006, they released Google Calendar, which allows multiple publishers to share calendars and embed calendars on web pages.
- Checkout: On June 29, 2006, Google launched Google Checkout, a way to store your personal information in connection with online transactions. (2)
Even though Google is one of the largest technology companies in the world, most of its services are free. Users do not pay to use most Google products. Google’s revenue comes from a variety of sources, including its Google Ads service, which is used to serve targeted ads.
It generates a significant amount of income by publishing simple but useful ads that do not disturb users with its advertising service (Google Ads). The company pays site owners to advertise on blogs or individual pages. (3)
Google’s key features
- There is a simple search box where queries can be entered.
- Answers are given instantly.
- Queries can be customized to websites, images, news and maps.
- When a word is misspelled, suggestions for alternative search terms are given.
- Searches can be made anywhere in the world.
- Searches can be made in all languages.
- An average of 3 million new information is added every day.
- 95 million searches are made daily in Turkey.
- All sources written around the world are added to the Google search engine.
- Copies of China, Egypt and earlier civilizations have also been meticulously added.
- Hieroglyphs, cuneiform and all ancient documents are available on Google.
- In the Google Maps section, there are island settlements that are not included in normal or marine maps.
- Neighbourhoods, streets and avenue divisions of cities were determined according to countries. For this reason, the cadastral record was also updated.
- District and province divisions of Turkey’s 81 provinces and districts are given every hour.
- It is one of the top three most valuable companies in the world. (4)