Google AlphabetAbcXyz.com

GOOGLE ALPHABET NOW OPEN FOR PUBLIC!

google alphabet abc xyz

 

One year later, nobody knows what Alphabet is — and that’s a godsend for Google’s public image problems

 larry page google alphabet ceo

Alphabet CEO Larry Page

Last August, Google announced it would change its name to Alphabet, which would effectively be a holding company for Google and its various businesses (YouTube, Android, etc.), as well as Google’s more outlandish experiments, like its moonshots factory “X,” its investment arms, and more.

The reasons provided by Google mainly had to do with clarity for investors. By creating two specific segments of Google, investors and shareholders could separate the strengths of Google — namely, search and ads — from its riskier moonshots, like self-driving cars. Another reason: Google’s then-CEO Larry Page wanted to take a back seat to operations in order to focus on his bigger dreams, like the company’s moonshots in health and energy.

That’s all well and good for Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and the various executives at Google and Alphabet. But one year later, if you ask a random person off the street if they know what Alphabet is, they wouldn’t know.

This Google trends data, which compares the volume of Google searches for “Google” versus “Alphabet,” says it all:

Google

The number of people Googling “Alphabet” is basically negligible.

And that, one would argue, is probably the biggest benefit from the name change: Google’s more controversial projects, such as its efforts to expand its reach with accident-prone drones and sensitive health care technology, no longer have Google’s name on them. They’re now owned by “Alphabet,” an innocent-sounding company you’ve probably never heard of.

Google cofounder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page

Google has wrestled with its public image for years

For over a decade, Google was the darling of the Internet Age, providing the best search experience, as well as the best online maps and email experiences. Its unofficial motto was “Don’t be evil,” a reminder that while the company manages a ton of personal data, it must never use it for “evil,” which would tarnish the important bond of trust Google had with its customers.

(“Don’t be evil,” by the way, also created a near-impossible notion: that Google would never do anything possibly perceived as “evil,” which is a challenging if not impossible expectation to live up to.)

alphabet google inc

Towards the end of the 2000s, Google’s image started to change. A big moment was when Google introduced Android in 2008, an operating system that looked and felt a lot like Apple’s iPhone operating system that was introduced one year prior. People found it suspicious that Google developed Android while its then-CEO, Eric Schmidt, sat on Apple’s board of directors during the iPhone’s development. Making matters worse, Apple’s late founder Steve Jobs called Android “outright theft” and vowed to destroy Android, further fueling feelings that Google wasn’t living up to that “Don’t be evil” mantra.

Other instances in recent years where Google came across as creepy:

  • In 2010, Google’s Street View cars were caught eavesdropping on people’s WiFi connections.
  • In 2011, Google agreed to forfeit $500 million after a criminal investigation from the Justice Department found Google illegally allowed advertisements from online Canadian pharmacies to sell their products in the US.
  • In 2012, Google circumvented the no-cookie policy on Apple’s Safari web browser, and paid a $22.5 million fine to the FCC as a result.
  • Also in 2012, Google tried to create a single privacy policy across all its services, which outraged customers as they believed this would make it easier to sell data to advertisers.

While changing the name from Google to Alphabet, and reorganizing Google’s various properties under Alphabet, doesn’t change the past, it does help prevent similar PR debacles from happening in the future. Since it’s technically Google’s parent company currently working on all the projects one might consider “creepy” — like drones, self-driving cars, genetic engineering, machine intelligence, or its project to extend the human lifespan — the name “Google” is kept out of people’s mouths, and kept out of the media to some degree as well.

All of this to say Alphabet and Google are not “bad” or “evil” companies just because of this PR shift. If anything, it’s extremely smart of Page and co. to separate Google’s uncertain experiments from its solid-yet-mundane search and ads business. But the staggering difference in public awareness between Alphabet and Google is worth noting; so if you ever see a news headline about “Alphabet,” just think “Google.”

 

Great News! Google Alphabet AbcXyz is OPEN for PUBLIC NOW! PROMOTE your WEBSITE or COMPANY here for FREE !!! (daily page visitors are more than 2000 people ALL around the world, promote your business globally!)

All you have to do is just INTRODUCE your Company or Your Website in the AreaBox below, and SHARE it to the WORLD. Make your BRAND FAMOUS here in Google AlphabetAbcXyz.com

You can SHARE a little bit about your Company or Website, what are you selling, and where to buy the things you sell). Click LIKE or SHARE on the Social Media button below (Google+, Facebook, Twitter) and spread this website to your friends so they can get FREE ADVERTISMENT here in http://alphabetabcxyz.com/

 

This website is using DO FOLLOW BACKLINK, so it is a perfect place if you want to boost your company and website AUTHORITY. Hope you can use this opportunity very well, and you are welcome to spread this goodnews to anybody else.

 

Regards,

larry page signature

Larry Page

 

WHAT IS GOOGLE ALPHABET?

Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate founded on October 2, 2015, by the two founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, with Page serving as CEO and Brin as President.It is the parent company of Google and several other companies previously owned by them. The company is based in Mountain View, California, at Googleplex. The reorganization of Google into Alphabet was completed on October 2, 2015.

google market share

Alphabet's portfolio encompasses several industries, including technology, life sciences, investment capital, and research. Some of its subsidiaries include Google, Calico, GV, CapitalG, Verily, X, and Google Fiber. Some of the subsidiaries of Alphabet have altered their names since leaving Google—Google Ventures becoming GV, Google Life Sciences becoming Verily and Google X becoming just X. Following the restructuring Page became CEO of Alphabet while Sundar Pichai took his position as CEO of Google. Shares of Google's stock have been converted into Alphabet stock, which trade under Google's former ticker symbols of "GOOG" and "GOOGL".

The establishment of Alphabet was prompted by a desire to make the core Google Internet services business "cleaner and more accountable" while allowing greater autonomy to group companies that operate in businesses other than Internet services.

Comments   

0 #40204 Rita 2017-02-22 13:12
I'm really inspired together withh your writing talents and also with the structure on your weblog.

Is this a paid topic or did you customize it yourself? Either way stay uup the nice
high quality writing, it is rare to peer a nice weblog like this one these days.



Here is my web blog - antibiotics sde effects dogs - Rita,
Quote
0 #40203 Delicious 2017-02-22 13:04
I'm not sure where you're getting your info, but great topic.
I needs to spend some time learning more or understanding more.
Thanks for great information I was looking for this information for my mission.

my web page: Delicious
Quote
0 #40202 Tumblr.com 2017-02-22 12:45
Please let me know if you're looking for a author for your blog.
You have some really great posts and I thgink I would be a good asset.
If you ever want to take some of thee load off, I'd absolutely love to write some articles ffor your blog iin exchange for a link back to mine.
Please shoot mee an e-mail if interested.
Manny thanks!

My site - Tumblr.com
Quote
0 #40201 del.icio.us 2017-02-22 12:37
As the admin of this web page is working, no question very quickly it will
be renowned, due to its feature contents.

Also visit my weblog; del.icio.us
Quote
0 #40200 Tumblr 2017-02-22 12:29
Hiya! I know this is kinda off topic nevertheless
I'd figured I'd ask. Would you bbe interested in tading links or maybe guest writing a blog post or vice-versa?

My site covers a lot of the same subjects as yours and I think we
could greatly benefit from each other. If you might be interested feel frde to send
me aan email. I look forward to hearing from you! Awesoome blog by
the way!

Feel free to surf to my site: Tumblr
Quote
0 #40199 thistle 2017-02-22 12:03
I read this piece of writing fully about the comparison of httest and previous technologies, it's
remarkable article.

My website :: thistle
Quote
0 #40198 Tumblr.Com 2017-02-22 11:59
Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
The words in your article seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.
I'm not sure if this is a format isue or something to do with internet browser compatibility but I figured I'd post to let you know.
The style and design look great though! Hoppe you get thee issue resolved soon. Cheers

Feel free to surf to my page; Tumblr.Com
Quote
0 #40197 Delicious 2017-02-22 11:42
I do not know whether it's just me or if perhaps everyone
else encountering problems with your site. It looks like
some of the written text in your posts are running off
the screen. Can someone else please comment
and let me know if this is happening to them as well?
This might be a problem with my web browser because I've had this happen previously.
Kudos

my weblog - Delicious
Quote
0 #40196 click here 2017-02-22 11:36
I think the admin of this web site is in fact working hard for his
web site, because here every data is quality based
information.
Quote
0 #40195 make your own 2017-02-22 11:12
I wish to convey my passion for your generosity for folks
who should have guidance on the question. Your real dedication to passing the solution all-around appeared to be surprisingly valuable and has usually
encouraged people like me to realize their ambitions.

Your entire valuable tutorial entails much to me and far more to my peers.
With thanks; from all of us.
Quote
0 #40194 YouTube 2017-02-22 11:10
Do you mind if I quote a couple of your articles as long as I provide credit and sources back to your site?

My website is in the exact same area of interest as yours
and my users would truly benefit from some of the
information you provide here. Please let me know if this ok with
you. Cheers!

My webpage - YouTube
Quote
0 #40193 Katherina 2017-02-22 11:08
I wanted to take the time to specific my passion closer
and also this wonderful blog! Caring it!
Quote
0 #40192 YouTube 2017-02-22 10:51
It's actually a great and helpful piece of info. I am happy that you just shared
this useful info with us. Please stay us up to date like
this. Thank you for sharing.

Here is my web blog ... YouTube
Quote
0 #40191 YT 2017-02-22 10:49
obviously like your web-site but you have to check the spelling on quite a few of
your posts. Many of them are rife with spelling issues and I to find it very bothersome to inform
the truth on the other hand I will certainly come back again.

Stop by my blog; YT
Quote
0 #40190 YouTube 2017-02-22 10:43
Nice answers in return of this issue with genuine arguments and
telling everything concerning that.

Stop by my web site; YouTube
Quote

Add comment