Google Gets A New Favicon
By on January 9th, 2009

Techcrunch just reported that Google just unveiled a new favicon for its websites, which is much more colorful than the plain g’ it was using earlier.

The new favicon uses colors from the default Google logo. We think that this logo will definitely not go down as one of Google’s better creative decisions amongst regular users.

google-old-favicon  google-new-favicon

Take a look at the earlier favicon and the new favicon and tell us which one is better?

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  • http://mintywhite.com/forum/ Rich

    It looks more like a left-ward-facing paw print to me… actually maybe not… but I dislike it anyway.

  • Lil_ndn

    Uhhh, to be Google savvy should not you include the original favicon …The upper case G enclosed in the multi-coloured square. FTW, freedom thru wisdom!

  • http://www.vijayforvictory.com Vijay

    I like the old favicon. The new one is not so attractive.

  • http://www.booshonline.com David Hobson

    I only noticed this the other day when logging into Adsense. I quite like it.

  • http://lilrounds.blogspot.com Jamie | Lil Rounds

    I like the older one better as well. Simpler, cleaner. The new one’s just a bit of a mess. :O

  • http://www.talkmobile.co.uk/cheap-mobile-calls.html Cheap Mobile Calls

    This new favicon looks great to be honest. Hopefully google will release some more colourful changes.

  • http://www.webmasterradio.fm Webmaster Radio

    you know, I saw this and didn’t know what it meant. It’s a bit confusing

  • http://drivelocity.com drivelocity

    I guess I like it, but it throws me off when I want to switch back to a tab for search or adsense… Unfortunately, it reminds me of Microsoft… the colors even go in the same order, though flipped 45 degrees.

 
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