Google doodle marks 117th Philippine independence day

To commemorate the Philippines 117th year of independence, Google company joins the country in celebrating this national holiday with a special doodle on the Google.com.ph homepage. This year’s Independence Day doodle depicts the Philippine Flag, with the sun and three stars standing for one “O” of the company’s logo. The letters also make use of the colors of the flag. Instead of the usual blue, red, yellow and green of the individual letters forming the company's logo, Google adapted the Philippine flag's blue and red, and changed one of the Os into the sun from the flag.The 3 stars representing Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao are also present, surrounding the sun in its usual triangular formation.



Clicking on the logo will bring the visitor to a search results page on the query "Philippine Independence Day." The inspiration came from the pride and honor Filipinos have over their national identity and history, often symbolized by the flag," Google said, adding clicking on the doodle will lead visitors to more information on the country's independence. Google said that the doodle is the sixth used to mark Philippine Independence. The first Google doodle was created on the 4th of July in 2000 and the doodles have since become part of Google's history. This is the sixth Independence Day doodle to be featured on the Google.com.ph homepage. The inspiration came from the pride and honor Filipinos have over their national identity and history, often symbolized by the flag. Clicking on the doodle will lead visitors to more information about the history of Philippine independence. A “doodle” is the name used for the decorative changes made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, scientists, and leaders. Doodles make search even more fun and we learn new things with each new design. Doodles have long been a part of Google’s history. The first one was created when founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin asked Google’s chief doodler (then intern) Dennis Hwang to design a logo for the 4th of July in 2000. Today’s doodle is one of the thousands of illustrations made for Google homepages around the world.
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