The web search engine giant Google — founded in year 1998 — continues to grow + spread its influence world-wide. Now part of the umbrella company Alphabet, Google’s rapid expansion in web-based customer services + enterprise tools reflects its uncanny ability to saturate almost all areas of our daily life.
Here are some astounding, recent statistics:
The word Google is officially recognized as a verb by the Oxford English Dictionary.
Goo • gle
verb — to search the web on a digital device ( using a software app such as Google ) for info about a person, place, or topic.
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app = application
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story title: chart | Google Growing: a view of the incredible stats
deck: By the numbers.
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