Google stops experimenting with background image after hiccup!

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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.

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After few hours Google returned 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”.

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