With rival search engine Bing keeping on flashing stunning shows of photography in its homepage, Google tried to take a step forward towards that idea. But users reportedly went crazy on June 10th, 2010 when they found their homepage clustered with crazy hippos. Hundreds of tweets went out.
After few hours Google returned back to their famous ever traditional neat and clean homepage, maybe realizing that it might not have been a good idea after all. Users that visit the Google homepage are now shown the normal design, along with a link that says “Curious about today’s homepage? Add your own background image now”.