The world-famous Google is an American multinational company that is a part of everyone’s daily life in one way or the other that it is hard to imagine the world without it now. From search engines to online mailing platforms, from navigation maps to e-wallets, Google has completely changed our way of living.
The journey of Google began in September 1998 when it was launched by Larry Page and Sergey Brin as an online search engine. It gained 60 million indexed pages within a year. By 2000, google started to sell text-based advertisements on the search engine even though the founders were initially against the idea of doing so. Eventually, big multinational firms started using google over offline mode for advertising. Additionally, In a need of a strong management system, Google hired Eric Schmidt as the CEO in 2001.
Google was gradually growing, and becoming popular among the people that the word “google” was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2003 and by 2005, it had the highest stock market value in the media industry in the world. With its high revenues and profits google acquired various companies like youtube in 2006 and Motorola mobile in 2011 etc.
In 2015, Google became a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. and under Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, it continues to grow and make high profits. The unconventional idea of google has now given us products like a search engine, drive, Gmail, google voice, google docs, etc. With more than 5.8 billion searches per day and approximately 160 billion US dollars revenue, Google is one of the most influential companies in the world.