Did you know in the 46 seconds it took you to read this article, Google has already earned $93,595? Within this same timespan, the Google machine has also churned out over 200,000 unique searches and shipped out about 30 new Chromebooks. And if you can believe, nearly 4 million YouTube videos have been watched since totaling over 100,000 hours!
The majority of Google’s revenue comes from its advertising platform. As you can see in the neat infographic below, some of Google‘s profits go towards R&D and lobbying politicians, but most of it just goes right back into keeping the machine well-oiled.