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This Could have been your Google

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#Did You Know that Google’s Name Comes From A Spelling Error?


Sergey Brin and Larry Page founded Google in 1998. 70% of search queries worldwide run through Google’s search engine. 💻


🖱 On occasion, people wonder where the name Google comes from, and its origin story comes from a spelling error. 📡


🧮 A “googol”, in mathematics, is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. Page originally wanted to call the search engine googol. 🖩 By the time the company was formed, they switched its name to Google. Perhaps the name is easier to spell and looks more friendly on the screen. 🧮


🔍 People perform billions of search queries each day through Google. It’s such a popular name that it became a verb years ago among users. 🙏


In fact, most people refer to running an internet search as “Googling” something.


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