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.


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