July 26, 2013 1 min read
According to the article Google sets Internet record with 25 percent of U.S. traffic on CNET, 25 percent of North America's consumer web traffic travels through Google's servers. This is up from just 6 percent of Internet traffic in 2010, the last time the study was done by Internet monitoring firm Deepfield. 60 percent of all Internet end devices/users exchange traffic with Google servers during the course of an average day. That makes Google bigger than Facebook, Netflix and Twitter combined!
Of course, you may just want to visit Google to see if there's a fun doodle for the day. Yesterday, Google honored the would-be 93rd birthday of biophysicist Rosalind Franklin. Her research in X-ray crystallography was essential to the discovery of the structure of human DNA, but unfortunately, she died before she could even be nominated for the Nobel Prize.