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Google's 20th Birthday: Take Tour of its 1998 Garage Office

The virtual tour of the garage is fantastic and enough to give you the feel of that time when Google was in the development phase.

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Google is finally 20 years old, and the company celebrated its birthday with a number of surprises. Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google on 4th September 1998, but the company celebrates its birthday on 27th September every year.

Today, the company is celebrating the 20th Birthday of Google search. As a part of the celebration, Google added a new doodle on the home page linked to a video.

The video takes you to the 20 years of memory lane showing the journey covered by the company with all the popular searches throughout these years. Besides, to honor the founders of the company, there is a virtual street view of Susan’s Menlo Park garage, where the company was founded.

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The video contains adorable and creative animations revealing the most popular searches went viral in these 20 years. On the other hand, the virtual tour of the garage is fantastic and enough to give you the feel of that time when Google was in the development phase.

The team has recreated the entire scene by rebuilding the garage rooms, and you can see the work in minor details including the gadgets from the ’90s, football t-shirt, and much more.

The tour gives you access to Google’s first office, and you can see the different rooms where the core team of Google did the wonder. Along with this, there are so many hidden gems inside the garage from the secret door to unexpected clues.

Wait, the celebration didn't end here, Google has some more Easter Eggs in its bag for the users. The company brings back some of the old searches with modern phrases, for example, if you search, ‘baby,’ it will show, ‘It’s 2018! Did you mean, bae’? Here are all the 17 searches on Google that you try.

Search Term Phrase
mp3 file stream music
watch a DVD streaming subscription
googol Google
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
baby bae
143 ILYSM
what is Y2K? how does cryptocurrency work?
screen name social handle
clip art GIF
keepin' it real keep it 100

The list doesn't end here if you really want to be a part of Google’s birthday celebration you can go to the company’s blog and enjoy much more. You can go through the list of all the memorable and notable searches all these years.

Along with this, the company has also pushed the redesigned Google Images search, where you will find more relevant content to the related search.

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