Google silently updates its logo

By Kul Bhushan | Published on 28 May 2014
Google silently updates its logo
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Google has shifted the letters 'g' and 'l' little as part of the change.

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Yes, you read it right. Google had made some changes to its logo earlier this week. However, the change was so minor, it was hardly noticeable to anyone (except for the kerning nerds). The change was first spotted by members of Reddit.

Google has shifted the letters 'g' and 'l' little as part of the change. While the 'g' has moved one pixel right, the 'l' has been shifted one pixel down. Though there's no official statement on the change, it's being speculated Google's design team may have corrected the logo, as earlier the"l" and "e" letters didn't quite lineup.

Moreover, Google allows users to check out its logo's evolution by just changing the number at the end of its url. From the latest:


to the first one ever:


Google's logo has seen several changes over the years. Of late, the focus has been making it look neat. The latest, however, comes down to kerning (space between characters in text). Google's own records show the latest logo is 11th version.

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