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August 10, 2006

Google Video On Google Homepage

This is Google's new homepage. Or it's just another experiment. But this time, many people were able to see this page today.

Google replaces Froogle and Groups with Google Video, the service that had a lot of updates lately. If you click on more, a small rectangle appears and it has only three services: the disappearing Froogle and Groups and Google Books. You have to click on even more to see the complete list of services.

Google lists on the homepage only the most used services and Google Video has a slightly bigger popularity than Google Groups and Froogle and has a prominent tendency of growth.

If you can't see the new homepage, here's a mirror.

Google design experiments
New design in Google Video


  1. Yep, I'm seeing this on my /ig home page.

    I also just noticed that within gmail and calendar, I now see a link to google spreadsheets in the upper-left light blue area.

  2. I can't see this feature on my personalised page of google. it looks like a nice addtion though.

  3. Thats weird - why would they want to do that?

    All the current links that are "visible" Web, Images, News, Maps are all "out_of_betas" - Video is still in beta. I am not sure whether Google ever did that before?

    One possible explanation is the growing competition from YouTube and the other Video Search engines that are coming up.