Search engine giant Google celebrates its 20th anniversary today the 27th of September 2018, although the company was founded on the 4th of September 1998 the company how ever chooses to celebrate its anniversary on this day.
Today, it’s marking 20 years of Google Search with a boatload of interactive features: there’s a video doodle highlighting popular searches over the years, a time capsule of Easter egg Search terms, a street view tour of the original garage in which the company was founded, and finally, a Google Images desktop redesign.
GOOGLE SEARCH EASTER EGGS
|Search term||It’s 2018! Did you mean|
|mp3 file||stream music|
|watch a dvd||streaming subscription|
|gettin’ jiggy wit it||floss dance|
|page me||new phone, who dis?|
|butterfly clip styles||top knot|
|soccer world champions 1998||soccer world champions 2018|
|chat room||text the group|
|how to tell someone you like them||swipe right|
|low-rider pants||how to style high waisted pants|
|digital pet||fidget spinner|
|what is Y2K?||how does cryptocurrency work?|
|screen name||social handle|
|keepin’ it real||keep it 100|
To coincide with its birthday, Google’s also introducing a redesigned Google Images experience on the desktop, which was part of Monday’s big announcement of bringing a news feed to its mobile homepage. A new ranking algorithm for image search will show more content relevant to what you’re searching for, and images will include more context and information about the page it came from.
There’s a lot to play around with today. If you want to dive even deeper, you can read Google’s blog post chronicling its most notable doodles so far, or play around with this interactive tool that shows short insights into our search trends over the years.