Looks like Google’s (finally?) getting into the holiday spirit within Gmail. I noticed a Thanksgiving logo this morning. Considering Google Calendar and Google Reader lack these special logos, I find it interesting that Google made a special one for Gmail.
The Google homepage has its usual special logo, so that’s not anything remarkable. It is interesting, however, that the same turkey characters appear in both logos. Consider the homepage logo, with two turkeys sitting at a table, making conversation, while the Gmail logo has a turkey running to the right with a pie, an alarm clock ringing on the tail of the G. Arranged side-by-side, they could almost be telling a story:
Interesting, no? Considering it’s the first time I can recall seeing a holiday logo in Gmail, it would seem noteworthy to me, especially given the lack of celebration in other apps. Perhaps a holiday logo is a sign of product maturity?
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