Google Background Homepage

Google did it again, after they set Pacman game on their homepage. They had announced a new feature allowing users to add colorful photos or image to your background google homepage.
User can upload photos from own computer, pick from Picasa Web Photo, public gallery or simply select an image from Editors choice of stunning images from Google’s collaboration with several well-known artists, sculptors and photographers. These stunning collection features photographs of the works of Dale Chihuly, Jeff Koons, Tom Otterness, Polly Apfelbaum, Kengo Kuma (隈研吾), Kwon, Ki-soo (권기수) and Tord Boontje, as well as some incredible photos from Yann Arthus-Bertrand and National Geographic.

How to change google homepage background

To change your background homepage image, all you need to do is to:
Step 1: Select “Change background image” at the bottom left of your homepage.
Step 2: Login to your google account
Step 3: Click on “Change background image” at the bottom left of your homepage, once again

Step 4: Click and select your favourite image and “Select”
[You will need to sign in everytime to see your background image]

How to remove google background

Click on “Remove background image” at the bottom left of your homepage and signed out of your google account by clicking on top “Sign Out

Updates from google blog

Update June 10, 11:31AM: Last week, we launched the ability to set an image of users’ choosing as the background for the Google homepage. Today, we ran a special “doodle” that showcased this functionality by featuring a series of images as the background for our homepage. We had planned to run an explanation of the showcase alongside it—in the form of a link on our homepage. Due to a bug, the explanatory link did not appear for most users. As a result, many people thought we had permanently changed our homepage, so we decided to stop today’s series early. We appreciate your feedback and patience as we experiment and iterate. Posted by Marissa Mayer, VP Search Products & User Experience []

June 10, 2010 – Google kills background images on home page

Fourteen hours into a 24-hour experiment with background imagery, Google’s home page is once again stark white.
Design guru Marissa Mayer confirmed that Google was ending the experiment early due to what she called a “bug,” which erased a link underneath the search bar on that explained why Google’s famously spartan home page had taken on a colorful look. Continue here

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