Google

Google is a name synonymous with search but it a much wider term now that includes social networking, blogs, photo sharing, video sharing, email and more.

Display Readability Levels in Google Search Results

You can now see the readability level of web pages in Google itself. To read a page that’s written in more simple English, click the search result that’s marked as “Basic reading level.”

Video Animation – Don’t Be Evil Google!

Google CEO Eric Schmidt made this remark sometime back on online privacy – “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” Later, in another gathering, he suggested children could change their names when they got older if they wanted to escape what was embarrassing and public in their online lives.

A Periodic Table of Google Elements

Google employees have created a beautiful and informative periodic table where individual elements represent stats about Google and the Internet.

Google Account Temporarily Disabled

Google temporarily disabled my Google Account thus denying me access to all the different Google services that are attached to that particular account.

Google’s URL Shortener Supports Custom Aliases

Google’s URL shortening service – goo.gl – supports custom aliases just like bit.ly and tinyurl.com but it appears that they have enabled this feature only for internal use.

Animated Google Logo for Newton’s Birthday

Google Doodle for Newton's Apple tree is the first Google Logo that's animated but they haven't used Flash or GIF animation for the image - it's a simple JavaScript.