Google was originally called "Backrub" before being renamed to Google in 1997.
The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in 1998.
Google's original logo was designed using the free graphic design software GIMP.
Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day, equating to over 1.2 trillion searches per year.
Google has over 85,000 employees and offices in over 50 countries around the world.
In 2015, Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., became the largest publicly traded company in the world, replacing Apple.
Google has a subsidiary company called DeepMind Technologies, which specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The first Google Doodle was created in 1998 to commemorate the Burning Man festival and has since evolved into a platform for celebrating holidays and notable events.
Google's Android operating system is the most widely used mobile operating system in the world, powering over 2.5 billion devices.
Google has invested heavily in renewable energy, making it one of the largest corporate purchasers of renewable energy in the world.