Google turns 23; celebrates its birthday with an adorable animated doodle
The tech company recalled the chance encounter between two computer scientists that took place twenty-three years ago, which changed the course of the Internet as well as the lives of millions towards a path that led to many more innovations and inventions.
The two co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page met in the year 1997 when Mr.Brin a Harvard graduate was assigned to show Larry Page around campus. By the next year, the two got busy in building the search engine together in their dorm rooms. In 1998, the first prototype was developed and Google was officially born.
“Every day, there are billions of searches on Google in more than 150 languages around the globe, and while much has changed from the early days of Google, from its first server housed in a cabinet built out of toy blocks to its servers now being housed in more than 20 data centers globally, its mission of making the world’s information accessible to everyone remains the same,” the official Google Doodle blog read.
As per certain reports, while Google was originally founded on September 4, 1998, the company changed its birth date to September 27 in 2005 to make it coincide with the announcement of the record number of pages that the search engine was indexing.
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