Being the most popular search engine for the Internet by far, Google wields an enormous amount of influence among users, who are drawn from nearly every demographic group and population segment of society.
Google has built up an enormous amount of trust among citizens by offering objective search results to just about every kind of query you can think of. People rely on Google to obtain answers to questions about academics, jobs, relationships, events, the weather — you name it. The company is proud of its algorithms and the science that drives its website, which is consistently one of the top-ranked URLs in the world.
Until a few years ago, there was no reason to suspect that Google had any other interests besides serving the public in the best, fastest and most efficient way possible. However, now that the connections and the past history of Google’s Chairman, Eric Schmidt, have come to light, it’s a different story.