Celebrating Google's failures

August 18, 2010: 10:41 AM ET

With the success of its search engine and products like Android, sometimes it is good to put Google's efforts into perspective.

As Google (GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt said this month in response to a question about the newly deceased Google Wave, Google celebrates its failures.

"We try thingsRemember, we celebrate our failures. This is a company where it's absolutely okay to try something that's very hard, have it not be successful, and take the learning from that."

Click below to see the full Google Graveyard graphic 'celebration'.

via Wordstream

A list of Google product failures & Google flops

Infographic by WordStream, an Internet Marketing Software Company

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Seth Weintraub
Seth Weintraub

Google went from searching the Web to worming its way into nearly every facet of business and government. Seth Weintraub unveils where the company is going, who it's competing with, who it's about to compete with and how market forces push the company to veer or adhere to its Don't Be Evil motto. For 15 years, Weintraub was a global IT director for a number of companies before becoming a blogger.

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