Google Icon Changed!

Jan 12, 2009 | 2,254 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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It has happened twice in one year! What? The change in Google's Favorite Icon… First it happened in the month of June 2008 and now at the start of the year 2009! Don’t see it? Visit http://google.com/favicon.ico and refresh the page.

Here is the series of change:

Google’s new fav icon (January 2009):

favicon 2009 Google Icon Changed!

Previous one (May 2008 – January 2009):

favicom 2008 Google Icon Changed!

Original favicon: (??? – May 2008)

favicon Google Icon Changed!

It seems that the one that was used earlier on was not the final one and that is why Google even held a contest looking for different submissions.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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