Google has a new favicon- a slender ‘g’ in blue color, quite like the icons of Android and iOS mobile search apps. This is the new favicon:

Have You Noticed the New Google Favicon Yet?

This integration at the icon level is perhaps another step towards standardizing all Google platforms with same icon- on the lines of strengthening the brand recognition.

The old favicon was launched in 2009, and here is what it looked like:

Have You Noticed the New Google Favicon Yet?

How do you like the slender new favicon? Do share your views.


Navneet Kaushal is the Editor-in-Chief of PageTraffic Buzz. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet is also the CEO of SEO Services company PageTraffic which is one of the leading search marketing company in Asia.