MONDAY- 27th September, 2021: Search giant Google marks its 23rd birthday today Monday, September 27, 2021.
Celebrating the milestone, a special doodle that showed a chocolate frosted cake doodle as a doodle graces the homepage of the Menlo Park, California-based multinational technology company.
Google doodles which commemorate important events in history or celebrate iconic personalities of the past, are known for their vibrancy and inventiveness.
Marking the special occasion, the company unveiled a special chocolate cake-themed doodle on its homepage. The animated doodle features a cake with "23" written on top of it, with a birthday candle indicating "L" in "Google".
Taking to its verified Twitter page, Google Doodle says, “Happy 23rd Birthday, @Google!”
Celebrating Google’s giant strides in the world of cutting-edge technology, the tweet adds: “Starting as a prototype in the dorm rooms of two computer scientists, Google now answers billions of queries from users worldwide in 150+ languages
“Celebrate with a slice of today’s sweet #GoogleDoodle.”
See post below:
Happy 23rd Birthday, @Google! 🎂
Starting as a prototype in the dorm rooms of two computer scientists, Google now answers billions of queries from users worldwide in 150+ languages 💻🌏
Celebrate with a slice of today's sweet #GoogleDoodle → https://t.co/XkkC09Np2a pic.twitter.com/ELsdD8kb2t
— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) September 27, 2021
Officially launched in 1998, Google is a US-based multi-national technology bellwether that specialises in Internet-related services and products, which include an eponymous search engine, online advertising technologies and cloud computing.
Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in September 1998, as part of a PhD project. The two ideated the firm in 1995. By 1996, they had reportedly built a search engine, initially called 'BackRub', that used links to determine the importance of individual web pages.
Its most popular product, Google Search, has risen to become the most used search engine on the web.
Other products from Google include Chrome, Gmail, Meet, PlayStore, Maps, YouTube, Photos, Docs, Excel, and a host of many others.