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26 mind-blowing facts you never knew about Google

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Hundreds of millions of people rely on Google for everything from web searches and email to finding directions and scheduling our lives. Call Google “evil” all you want, but the Internet is one of the most important tools of the modern era, and it’s thanks in large part to Google.

But as often as you use the company’s many great services, how well do you really know Google?

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We enjoy sharing interesting fact about Google and other companies from time to time, and now we have some new ones to share thanks to the team over at WhoIsHostingThis. They often make great infographics that cover fascinating topics, and some other recent offerings include how to find the invisible Internet and how to disappear online.

Now, WhoIsHostingThis is back with 26 crazy facts you never knew about Google.

Google serves near-instant search results by analyzing millions of pages in a fraction of a second, but did you know that an early version of the Google search engine could only process between 30 and 50 web pages per second?

And did you know that Yahoo walked away from a deal in 2002 to buy Google for $3 billion? Today, Google is worth about $350 billion.

More details on those facts along with 24 more can be found in the infographic embedded below.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.

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