9 min

Google Search World Wise Web

    • Technology

In 1998, a small company was launched offering a simple way to search the World Wide Web. That company was Google. Now every day billions of questions are put into the search engine. Ben Gomes, head of Google Search, talks about these early days - and what followed - to 17-year-old Osine from Nigeria.

Producer: Tamsin Barber.

World Wise Web is a co-production between BBC World Service and BBC Rewind.
Music composed by Nick Thorburn

In 1998, a small company was launched offering a simple way to search the World Wide Web. That company was Google. Now every day billions of questions are put into the search engine. Ben Gomes, head of Google Search, talks about these early days - and what followed - to 17-year-old Osine from Nigeria.

Producer: Tamsin Barber.

World Wise Web is a co-production between BBC World Service and BBC Rewind.
Music composed by Nick Thorburn

9 min

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