What Does Google Want From Me?
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. (Compare that with Steve Jobs’s 1980 mission statement for Apple: “To make a contribution to the world by making tools for the mind that advance humankind.”)
Since Google is a public company, Google’s first responsibility is to make money for the shareholders. It accomplishes that by providing what users need and want so that they keep coming back for more.
Google’s primary revenue stream is Google Adwords (paid advertising).