Category Archives: Google

Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world’s information. In addition to its dominant search engine, it offers a plethora of online tools and platforms including: Google+, +1, Gmail, Maps and YouTube.

More Options for Google+ Badges

Google+ badges, now with variable width and color options.

Google+ Business Page

The Google+ badge is a customizable widget that helps you connect your site to a Google+ page. Featuring both an add to circle and a +1 button, the Google+ badge makes it simple for your users to add your Google+ business page to their Google+ circles and +1 your page, all without leaving your site.

2011 Year in Review Video

Fastest-rising Google global queries and the rest of the spirit of 2011

2011 Year in Review Video

What mattered in 2011? Zeitgeist sorted billions of Google searches to capture the year’s 10 fastest-rising global queries and the rest of the spirit of 2011. Re-live top events and moments from 2011 in today’s weekend video blog post.

Holiday Easter Eggs

Google has a tradition of perpetrating fun holiday tricks

Holiday Easter Eggs

An Easter egg is an intentional hidden message or an in-joke inserted into a computer program or web page. Various Google services also hide Easter eggs meant to be amusing entertainment. This holiday seasons, the site was filled with many fun holiday tricks to help people get into the holiday spirit.

YouTube Snowflakes

Watch snowflakes fall and accumulate inside your videos.

YouTube Snowflakes

Like Google, YouTube is getting into the holiday spirit too by adding a snowflake button on some of its videos that allows snowflakes to fall and accumulate at the bottom of the video. The button appears at the bottom right-hand side of the video. When you click it, snowflakes begin to fall from the top of the video.

Let It Snow

Google’s festive new Easter egg frosts over your screen.

Let It Snow

Google is getting into the festive spirit and presents this holiday seasons a really cool Easter egg search trick. Typing ‘let it snow’ into a Google search bar, flakes of soft, white snow gently begin to fall from the top of your screen. Slowly it covers Google’s search results with a light coating of snow and lets you draw anything.

Google+ Sharing Feature for Blogger Blog

Google launches Google+ share box feature for Blogger.

Blogger Blog

Now on, if you have linked your Blogger blog to your Google+ profile, you will be presented with a Google+ share box immediately after publishing a post. The share box will be pre-filled with a +snippet of your post that you can share with your circles on Google+.

YouTube for Schools

YouTube launches website for schools with access to 400,000 educational videos

YouTube for Schools

YouTube announced the release of YouTube for schools on December 11, 2011, which will allow school children special access to 400,000 educational videos from YouTube EDU from inside their school network. The slogan of the new site is: Educate, engage, and inspire your students with video! Sign up for YouTube for Schools to bring the power of video to your classrooms for free.