Google Launches Hummingbird Algorithm and Celebrates 15th Birthday
Posted on September 27, 2013
Google celebrated its 15th birthday today with an interactive pinata doodle. CNET says Google is celebrating 15 years of its biggest product, which is you.
Google also announced an overhaul of its main search algorithm. The new algorithm is caleld Hummingbird and it is supposed to provide an improvement in conversational search and a better understanding of the meaning of the search words you use. Search Engine Land has provided a good Hummingbird FAQ
Here are some interesting facts about Google to celebrate the search engine giant's 15th anniversary.
- Market cap of $275 billion
- 11,600 searchers per second
- Google Street View has covered over 5 million miles
- 450,000 years of videos are viewed each month on YouTube
Take a look: