On Saturday, Google News turned ten years old – launching on September 22, 2002, in reaction to the September 11th events.
Google News was a response to enable people to find and search for news with multiple view points, opinions and perspectives.
Since then, Google News has added over 50,000 news sources with 72 editions in 30 languages. Google News attracts over one billion unique users a week!
We’ve covered the news portal and search engine well over 150 times here in our Google News category. From new features to bugs to optimization techniques. Such as Google News readopting the keywords tag and enticing journalists to ranking factors and killing fast-flip.
To celebrate, Google News shared with us the top stories over the past decade:
Happy Birthday Google News!