Search engine Google’s brand – which normally flaunts brilliant blue, pink, yellow and inexperienced hues – turned gray on Sunday, leaving the Web confused. A number of customers took to Twitter to verify if others are additionally seeing “a gray Google brand”. “I believed my laptop was not loading correctly for a second,” a social media consumer tweeted. “Anybody else seen that Google has gone gray?” one other consumer wrote. “I don’t assume I’ve seen Google gray earlier than,” Juliet tweeted with a screenshot of the browser.
Google’s gray brand a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Google has made its brand gray to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who handed away on the age of 96, on Thursday in Scotland. Whereas condolences have poured in from all around the world for the longest-reigning monarch in British historical past, Google has determined to pay tribute in a refined method. Whereas the gray brand on the homepage is unclickable, the emblem on the highest left nook that seems throughout the search outcomes listing reads ‘Queen Elizabeth 1926 – 1922’ when the cursor is hovered over it.
CEO of the tech big Sundar Pichai provided “condolences to the individuals of the UK” and people “all over the world” on the announcement of the passing of the British head of state. In a tweet, Pichai wrote: “Sending our deepest condolences to the individuals of the UK and all over the world mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Her steadfast management and public service have been a relentless by a lot of our lifetimes. She might be missed.”
Up to now, Google has modified variations of its brand a number of occasions with the assistance of its Doodle workforce to pay respects to well-known individuals. Leaders from each nook of the globe briefly united Thursday in homage to Britain’s longest ruling monarch. Buckingham Palace mentioned the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II will happen at Westminster Abbey on Monday, September 19.