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This article was published on September 21, 2011

Google draws a big blue Google+ ad on its homepage

Google draws a big blue Google+ ad on its homepage
Drew Olanoff
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Have you visited Google.com today?

Now that Google+ is available to everyone in the world, the company is making it crystal clear in reminding its users it’s now open to the masses. Check out the shot below of the enormous arrow, or you should be able to see the animation first hand on Google.com.

It’s worth noting that Google rarely clutters up its homepage, clearly this little project of theirs is rather important.

With approximately 99 Million people visiting Google.com every week, and the most blatant ad we’ve ever seen on Google’s homepage, Google+ user numbers and engagement should be growing leaps and bounds. The last count was reported to be in the region of 25 million users and that was back at the beginning of August.