1. Google holds a 65.6% market share of all U.S. Internet searches. That’s about 45% higher than the second competitor, Bing.com.
2. Google accounts for 85.78% of worldwide search engine market share.
3. Google receives about 7.2 billion page views per day, or over 87.8 billion searches per month! The next highest is 14.5 billion searches by China’s top search engine, Baidu.
4. About 620 million people visit Google.com every day.
5. In 2013, Google brought in $59.83 billion in revenue and generated $15.42 billion in the first quarter of 2014 alone. Its total assets are listed at $110.92 billion.
6. Just through the first half of 2012, Google had already taken in more ad dollars than the entire U.S. print media collects every year.
7. Google originates most of its ad dollars from AdWords, and advertisers spent $38.6 billion with Google last year, up 73% from 2005.To put that in perspective, Facebook generated $6.4 billion in advertising that same year.
8. Google has an estimated $144 billion market value, which tops media giants Time Warner, Viacom, CBS, the iconic ad agency Publicis Groupe, and the New York Times…COMBINED!
9. Google has more than one million servers around the world as of 2007, managing 24 Petabytes of data.
10. It has 70 offices in 40 countries and employs well over 52,000 people.
11. Every day, Google uses enough electricity to power 200,000 homes.
12. Google is listed as the #1 website in the world.
13. “Google” is now a verb in the Merriam-Webster dictionary and Oxford English Dictionary. Another term, <span “font-family:arial;mso-bidi-font-family:=”” georgia;color:#1a1a1a”=””>Googlezon, describes the powerful partnership between Google and online store Amazon.com.
14. In 2013, Google ranked #5 for spending of all political lobbyists.
15. Google has purchased a 1 million square foot commercial space in London, England, which should be ready as a main office by 2016.