Skip to comments.Google Draws a Blank for Memorial Day
Posted on 05/26/2014 7:54:36 AM PDT by george76
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Thank you for your note. We understand your interest in seeing a Memorial Day Google logo. If we were to commemorate this holiday, we'd want to express reverence; however, as Google's special logos tend to be lighthearted in nature, this would be a particularly challenging design.
We wouldn't want to create a graphic that could be interpreted as disrespectful in any way.
We have a long list of holidays that we'd like to celebrate in the future. We have to balance this rotating calendar with the need to maintain the consistency of the Google homepage. We really appreciate your feedback regarding the Google logo, and please be assured that we're actively pursuing ways in which we can acknowledge Memorial Day and other such occasions in the future.
Regards, The Google Team
So there you go. Take it as you may. Apparently Google feels uncomfortable commemorating what they call "sad days" as they want their logos to be "lighthearted in nature".
As for today, May 27, they have a special doodle commemorating the birthday of a marine biologist I never heard of - Rachel Carson.
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