The year 2000 was quite an amazing and revolutionary year for the technology giant, Google. It was the year when renowned actress and singer, Jennifer Lopez appeared on the Grammy Awards red carpet wearing a Versace dress. The year is significant because the dress was the most searched query on Google that year.

Also known as JLo, the actress and singer wore a similar dress while closing the Versace Spring 2020 show in Milan recently in a reimagined version of her iconic 2000 Grammy dress. That was when Google explained how that dress changed their history. It was also the time Google started their image section, called Google Images. One can only speculate whether the revolution in the tech giant world would have got delayed for a bit longer had Lopez not worn that Versace dress.

Key Takeaways:

  • The year 2000 was quite an amazing and revolutionary year for the technology giant, Google.
  • It was the year when renowned actress and singer, Jennifer Lopez appeared on the Grammy Awards red carpet wearing a Versace dress. 
  • The year is significant because the dress was the most searched query on Google. This led Google to start Google Images.
  •  J-Lo wore a similar dress recently. This was when Google explained how that dress changed their history.

Vincento Riii, the marketing director of Google in Italy wrote a blog post recalling the story about the dress. He wrote that back in the year 2000, the search results were just a matter of blue links. But, the Search team suddenly realised that people were not getting the images of their choice instead were sent to links. This was when they thought of having a collection of images and hence Google Images was born.

Riii says that the impact of that dress was commendable and also, difficult to envisage. The dress had a jungle print and it left a great technological impact on the minds of people as well on the technical exploration of the giant.

The year 2000 is significant because the dress was the most searched query on Google. This led Google to start Google Images.

Jennifer Lopez was in the news during the #MeToo movement

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Jennifer Lopez revealed that she has also faced sexual misconduct in her life. Amidst the #MeToo Movement, she shared that she was just starting her career in the industry and a director asked her to strip. She mentioned that the situation still haunts her.

For quite some time, the actresses across the globe stand in solidarity with the survivors of sexual assault.

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Recipient of Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

The Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award was introduced in the year 1984. Since then, Jennifer Lopez is the first Latin artist to claim the award.

“It’s an insane night for me; it’s a really special thing – winning this award. [I’m] honoured, it’s just crazy for me. I don’t have words. This is my town, I feel so at home here,” said Jennifer Lopez, reported Fox News.

She mentioned in her speech that she grew up on MTV and the award is a tremendous honour for her. She defined the journey of her career as an “incredible journey of dreaming my wildest dreams and watching them come true.”

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Udisha Srivastav is an intern with SheThePeople.TV

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