Google.com was created 20 years ago — here’s what it looked like when it first launched (GOOG, GOOGL)
Google.com was registered 20 years ago, on September 15, 1997, according to Icann, the organization that regulates domain names.
Google acknowledged the domain name milestone in a tweet on Friday:
Happy domain-iversary! Celebrating 20 years since we registered https://t.co/ePnBWEpWpj with a whooole lot of o’s. pic.twitter.com/FQh30rSDDk
— Google (@Google) September 15, 2017
However, Google didn’t launch its webpage until a year later, on September 27, 1998, which is the day Google usually refers to as its birthday.
In the 19 or so years since then, Google.com has changed a lot. The primary colors in the logo and …read more
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