India-born Sundar Pichai has been named CEO of Google as part of a surprise corporate overhaul that saw the search giant forming a new parent company called Alphabet Inc.
Google chief executive Larry Page announced the change on Monday, saying he will hold the same title at Alphabet. Co-founder Sergey Brin will be the president at Alphabet, the new holding company for the tech giant's newer ventures such as research arm X Lab, investment unit Google Ventures and health and science operations.
As the internet titan unveiled the new corporate structure, netizens took to social networking sites to post their reactions.
With #Alphabet topping the trends, here are some of the quirkiest reactions on Twitter :
Next week: Microsoft rebrands to NUMB3R5 to be one of the cool kids #Alphabet— Holly Brockwell (@holly) August 10, 2015
My Twitter handle is now for sale. The bidding will start at $5 million. #Alphabet— LeanderAlphabet (@LeanderAlphabet) August 10, 2015
What is the capital of Montana? Give me a sec, I'll just #ALPHABET that— Jon Phillips (@JonPhillipsSF) August 10, 2015