Google, The Internet Giant, Turns 18 Today!


Officially an adult, yup! Google, the internet giant is now 18-year-old. Google, the biggest web space to browse anything in the world is celebrating its birthday today.


The company, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the year 1998 celebrates its birthday with yet another animated doodle. Google has successfully revolutionized the way we use internet with numerous products and services that are being used by billions of users today.

Let’s take a look at the top 5 products which were introduced by Google and have gained 1 billion+ users. These are Android, YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps and Google Chrome.

Android is the most popular mobile platform worldwide. Hundreds of millions of mobile devices, in over 190 countries of the world, are being powered by Google developed OS. Many versions of Android have been introduced over the years; and, Android 7.0 Nougat is the most recent addition to Google’s cap. YouTube welcomes 1 billion active users, each month and is considered as the fastest growing video website at present. According to an announcement by Sunder Pichai (Google’s Chief Executive Officer), Gmail, a perfect mailing box is their standard product to exceed one billion users. Google Maps and Google Earth offer many features through which you can view a detailed map of any part or area of the world. And, last but not the least, Google Chrome, which is the world’s most preferred browser brings the entire Google experience with just a single sign in.

Wishing Google, a very happy birthday!