Was about to log off for the night, then noticed the stupid new Google homepage background image
Do you hate it, too?
Let the Big G know what you think - http://productideas.appspot.com/#16/e=127061
i opened google..it doesnot show any background image..ya but it does give me option to change back ground image with option of adding image..
I didn't find any background image either. Probably both of us use different gogle
Is it Google, or is it Bing?
I expect a s&*t-storm in the media come morning!
Imagine all the workplace broo-haha when folks show up for work and find this nonsense
Is it a bit disorientating. I had to blink to find the search box!!
Do you think that they chose something so daft for a business machine that the intention is to make everyone not accept it as their default, but go and change the background to something more acceptable? If so, maybe clever marketing, but as you say, there will be a hoo ha about it today Edweirdo!
I dont see anything, maybe because I have a custom theme running
I agree with Alison - I think they are trying it temporarily to drive people to create an account. If you click on 'curious about today's homepage' it actually doesn't tell you anything about the homepage, its just driving you to sign up.
I thinks its a terrible idea, but I'm not a marketing expert and they are so I should reserve judgement. But pretty sure Bing will be seeing a nice upswing today.
Hmmm... i think someone is getting worried about bing. imitation is the highest form of flattery!
My Google home page has a background, I use Google.ca
I notice you can change it if you don't like it. It's too bad one of the choices is no background.
Nothing new here... .com still the same ole blank screen, not logged in or anything... same .ae
Dammit - I should've been quicker to write a hub titled 'what the f*ck happened to my Google homepage?'
You still can - people will be asking this question for a while LOL
When I first started using the PC this morning (and got Google's page) I saw a really nice background design that looked a lot like the kind of artwork my daughter does. I thought she changed the background on my Google page. (I thought she kind had a "nerve" but liked it.) I've since seen what's going on with it - and the other backgrounds are kind of awful. I need to go get rid of it, if possible. Haven't taken to time to learn more about what's happening yet.
(Went to try to get rid of it, and all I can see is how to get it back to the decent-enough thing I thought was my daughter put on there.) Does anyone know how to get the plain, old, white background?)
i cant even remember the last time i went to google.com - thats what toolbars are for
I just went and created a giant, white, "picture" in the paint program and selected that. The only thing is I now have white letters where the letters used to be blue (on the home page). Oh well, better that than having to look a giant picture I hate.
but why do you go to google.com? thats an extra step
I've always kept that there because I like the simplicity of it's all-white page. I know what you're saying , but I need that "start page". It's just kind of "psychologically nice" to "start clean" after having whatever else going on on the screen. Besides, I hate typing into some of the smaller search boxes.
(I thought I solved the problem of needing that white page to search from by making my own white background, but then when I went back - the new artwork background is BACK!! )
This is what mine looks like. I thought iw was New Years Eve so I started to drink...
I had something differrent at home than at work. This is my work choice.
Mine looks the same, wish there was a way to disable this.
Google's search engine became popular because it was fast, simple and effective, this should be an option, not flung on us with no option to turn it off.
I haven't used google.com in forever. Tool bars are my friend.
it could just be a membership drive for the day (like most google home page designs)
Doesn't really bother me - functionality is the same. Just changed mine to a solid blue background. As long as I can still get from point A to point B, I'm happy.
I quite liked it, I thought white was too plain before, but thats my personal opinion
Google UK has returned to it fresh white page normality.
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