Posted by Michael Waltzer on September 6, 2011 05:02 PM
Trending on YouTube today, and the Google homepage, is a tribute to legendary rockstar and Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury. The occasion? It would have been his 65th birthday yesterday, but because of Labor Day, Google decided to let the doodle stay up today.
The doodle is the band onstage, and when clicked, a short video plays and the doodle comes to life. The animation shows off Mercury's stage outfits and also functions as a music video for their song, Don't Stop Me Now. But of course Google has to throw their logo in there numerous times, lighting up on stage, or on the road or in outer space, with the site's signature primary colors sprinkled in.
But that's not all Google is doing to honor Mercury's legacy.Continue reading...