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title: Google’s got a new favicon
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author: Danesh Manoharan
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date: 2009-01-12T15:25:00+00:00
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Google's rolled out a new favicon. You like it?
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![](/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/google-favicon.png)
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It's basicly a white "g" within a google colored canvas. Standing out from the crowd is the idea behind the white "g".
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The new design was inspired by user submissions, same as their previous favicon release back in June. The winning design this time came from André Resende, a computer science undergraduate student at the University of Campinas in Brazil.

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![](/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/favicon_andre.png)
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A quick look at Google's favicon history.
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![](/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/google-favicon-jan-2009-500x255.png)
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Source: [GoogleSystem][1] | [Abinesh][2] | [GoogleBlog][3]

 [1]: http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2009/01/new-google-favicon.html
 [2]: http://www.abinesh.com/delirium/posts/new-google-favicon/
 [3]: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/01/googles-new-favicon.html