Google Wants To Wish You a Happy Birthday

On your next birthday, make sure you're logged into Google and check the Google search page. It should come as no surprise that the mothership Google can check your user profile to determine if it's your birthday on a given day, and change the search page Doodle accordingly. The surprise is that they actually bother.

Here's Google's take on it:
Because doodles are such a fun part of the search experience, we thought we’d share a fun little way Google will help celebrate your birthday. When you include your date of birth on your Google profile, you may notice a special treat on the Google homepage on your birthday (be sure to sign in). Click on the doodle for another birthday surprise!
A nice little touch for those of you who have a detailed Google profile.

So, check it out. And then come back and tell me what you see. In true tin foil hat form, I keep my Google profile devoid of my personal info. Too visible to marketers and the general populous. As a true geek though, I have to admit that I considered adding my birthdate just so I could see this in action.

(Source: Official Google Blog)


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