Google in 1998 (first year of existence): Google in 2000 Google in 2019 Fun Facts 1. Google used to have a "Google Updates" mailing list 2. Google used to have an affiliate program 3. Google used to have a web directory like DMOZ 4. Google image search was introduced around 2002 5. Google Local was introduced around 2005 6. The I'm Feeling Lucky button has always been there since Google's first year of existence 7. Google used to be a very simple search engine. Now it's bloated. 8. Google.com domain expires on 13-09-2028 Love it or hate it, Google is the best thing that happened to the Internet.