Inside Google Marketing: How the Google Doodle helps us connect with people around the world

September 2019

The Google Doodle — the temporary alteration we make to our homepage to commemorate important events and cultural moments or to honor notable figures — has humble origins. “The first Doodle was created by Larry and Sergey, our founders,” explains Perla Campos, global marketing lead for Google Doodles. “They were going to Burning Man … so they put the festival logo behind the Google one as a sort of out of office message.” Twenty years later, it’s still going strong. Find out how the Google Doodle has evolved over the past two decades and how it helps us connect with people around the world.

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