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26 Little-Known Google Facts That You're Going to Want to, Well, Google

What’s the first thing you do when you can’t figure something out at work? Or, when your boss asks you to complete a task in Excel and you’re not exactly sure where to start? Or, when your friend wants to meet downtown at a restaurant you’ve never heard of? I can hear you yelling it at me: “Duh, I Google it.”

There’s no doubt that the search engine’s made all our lives so (so!) much easier. You probably can’t even fathom what it was like without this resource at your fingertips. But, despite using it every single day (several times over), you probably don’t know that much about the company itself.

Well, the infographic below solves that problem—you can now check out 26 fun facts (that you can use to impress your friends). Our favorite? The name was actually a misspelling. Whoops!

Infographic courtesy of WhoIsHostingThis. Photo of laptop courtesy of Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock