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September 1, 2015

The New Google Logo in Google Maps

The new Google logo stands out more. The latest version of the Google Maps app for Android replaced the gray Google logo from the bottom left corner with a bigger logo that's now colorful.

Here's a screenshot from an old version of Google Maps. You need to look carefully to see the logo at the bottom:


This screenshot is from the latest version of the Google Maps app. The new logo doesn't blend in with the map and it's more distracting.


A similar logo was also added to the desktop site:

4 comments:

  1. Unnecessarily obvious logo on the map. Rather than simple taking credit for the map, it's like they're saying "look at me!"

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  2. Unnecessarily obvious logo on the map. Rather than simple taking credit for the map, it's like they're saying "look at me!"

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  3. I think Google wants the new generation to know that maps belong to them lol!!

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  4. Really not a fan of this branding. The old way was better, this is prioritizing your branding over the data.

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