Google Offers You a Birthday Surprise
Article by George Norman
On 19 Oct 2010
Know how Mountain View-based search engine giant Google puts a customized doodle on Google.com every now and again? If you don’t go to google.com/logos and check out the doodles Google has posted online overtime; if you already know what I am talking about, check the site out anyway. You will be able to see what doodles Google posted online on various occasions and in different parts of the world.

If you have a Google Account, you took the time to create a profile, and you specified your date of birth in the profile, you will be in for a treat if you visit Google.com on your birthday. The treat is that Google will display a special “Happy Birthday” doodle that, when clicked upon, will take you to your Google profile.

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“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!” announced Director of Search Product Management with Google, Johanna Wright.

Here’s the doodle that Google will display on your birthday


If you would like to set up a Google account, you can do so by clicking this link.
If you already have a Google account and you want to create a profile, then you need to click this link. To enter a date of birth you need to click the Contact Info tab, then enter it from the dropdown menu under Birthday.

In related news, you may want to know that Google announced its financial results for Q3 which ended on the 30th of September. For Q3 2010 Google reported total revenues of $7.29 billion, which is a 23% increase compared to Q3 2009. Read more about this here.



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