Google celebrates its birthday this Thursday (27) and celebrates 20 years of creation with an animated Doodle. In the video, the traditional letters of the brand become party balloons in which, the pair of "O" s reveals the age of the research platform, gift boxes complement the figure in the colors blue, yellow, green and red, typical of the company . In addition, the beginning of the film shows the first interface of the search engine, from 1998, with the question: "What is Google?".
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Google usually celebrates the date with illustrations since 2002, when it completed four years of activity. In the last anniversary, a "Wheel of surprises" with activities and games such as Pac-Man, Snake, Tic-Tac-Toe and Pacincia invited the user to interact. In 2016, a GIF was also made, in which the letter "G" blew a bladder to form the company's full name. When the 17th anniversary was completed in 2015, the page displayed a nostalgic image to remember the launching season, with its first interface.
Google shows the site's first interface, from 1998, with the search "what Google?" Photo: Reproduo / dnetc
The founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, met when they were students at Standford University, in the United States, in 1995. At the time, the interest in adding all the web links to a single site brought young people together. The objective was to organize and offer as much information as possible. Today, Google offers several other services, such as e-mail, with Gmail; cell phone operating system, by Android; online video platform, with YouTube; in addition to searching and viewing maps through Google Maps.
Created as Backrub in 1998, the project was only possible thanks to the scientist Andy Bechtolsheim, who invested US $ 100,000 (about R $ 405,640 in direct conversion). The current name, for which it became known around the world, is inspired by the mathematical expression "Googol", represented by digit 1 followed by one hundred zeros.
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