So, Google changed their logo because of this

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Created: 2 years and 5 months ago • Updated: 2 years and 5 months ago
So, this is why google changed their logo... Way to go duckduckgo!
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x.15a2
Hilarious and very astute! What an excellent post, thanks!

Do you mind if I share this on Reddit?
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader2 years and 5 months ago Link
tagawa
Yes, well spotted! I agree, the Reddit crowd would like this.
posted by tagawa Staff2 years and 5 months ago Link
preemeijer
Nice :D
posted by preemeijer Community Leader2 years and 5 months ago Link
AmaryllisG
Nice.
posted by AmaryllisG 2 years and 5 months ago Link
spacebar
What am I missing that everybody else gets?
posted by spacebar 2 years and 5 months ago Link
x.15a2
That billboard was put up in January, 2011 - notice the typeface used for the word Google? Google changed their logo in September, 2015 and it's nearly an identical typeface. Previously they used a serif typeface called Catull, now they use a custom, sans serif typeface but it is very close to Futura, which appears to be the typeface chosen for the 2011 DDG billboard). So, it seems that DDG basically designed !G's logo about 4 years ago (minus the colorization)!
posted by x.15a2 Community Leader2 years and 5 months ago Link
nickmavrick
But the colorization was there on Google's old logo though.
posted by nickmavrick 2 years and 4 months ago Link
nickmavrick
Oh my god that's so cool! good job DDG.

PS: Google is a plagiarizer.
posted by nickmavrick 2 years and 4 months ago Link