Google was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry
Page on September 4, 1998.
They hypothesized that a search engine that
analyzed the relationships between websites
would produce better ranking of results than
existing techniques, which ranked results
according to the number of times the search term
appeared on a page.
Yahoo was created by Jerry Yang and David Filo in
Yahoo was created as another guide to search the
Meta Search is a search tool that sends user
requests to several other search engines and/or
databases and aggregates the results into a single
list or displays them according to their source.
They take a user's request, pass it to several other
heterogeneous databases and then compile the
results in a homogeneous manner based on a
• Boolean Search uses operators with keywords to narrow
Boolean Search uses +, -, ( ), and , or, not.
Google also offers maps, translations, images,
videos, and news.
Google makes money off searches by selling
A web browser is a software application
which enables a user to display and interact with
text, images, videos, music, games and other
information typically located on a Web page at a
Web site on the World Wide Web or a local area
Ex: Lynx, Safari, Mozilla, AOL
Google’s browser is Google Chrome.
Google Chrome is faster, safer, and easier.