Thursday, September 10, 2009

Google Super Sizes Home Page, Nerds Everywhere Lose their Shit

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Google made their search box about 20% larger and increased their font size by a hair, thereby securing them a stranglehold on the senior citizen porn search engine market. So, of course, the internet is full of chatter demanding for a reverse to the old ways. These assholes have complained since the beginning, but Google has came along way since the original design. Click through for a pictorial evolution of Google all the way back to day one.

Original Prototype (Nov 11, 1998) hosted on Stanford University servers.

Moves off Stanford servers. (Dec 2, 1998)
Drops exclamation mark and add links to government searches. (Nov 6, 1999)

Starts bragging. (Nov 29, 1999)

Allow for easy adding of Google buttons to websites. (Mar 1, 2000)

Learns new languages. (May 10, 2000)

Hit over a billion webpages to search from. Brags some more. (July 11, 2000)

Ads AdWords. (October 27, 2000)

Starts offering dumb slogans each day. (March 31, 2001)

Tribute to 9/11 homepage. 6 days after 9/11. Their design dept. is FAST.

Clear off the crap. (November 27, 2001)

Adds Google News. (October 1, 2002)

Tabs to links and adds Froogle. (March 25 2004)

Throws up Picasa. (July 17, 2004)

Hurricane Katrina page. (September 2, 2005)

They turn 7 years old. (September 27, 2005)

Google learns how to write Arabic. (October 12, 2207)


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