Though Google's founders; Larry Page and Sergey Brin built their first search engine in year 1996; it was not until year 1998 that they formalized their work and crafted Google. The company filed for incorporation on 4th September, 1998 and Google.com domain was registered on 15th September.
Google lately launched their Google+ social networking service to all users; in an effort to counteract facebook's growing popularity. Research from Nielsen showed that US internet users expend more time on Facebook than any other website. But; other research proves that Google enjoys a 90 per cent share when it comes to global internet search market. Now that’s really nice!!