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This article was published on November 22, 2011

Make your own Thanksgiving Google Doodle to share with your Google+ Circles

Make your own Thanksgiving Google Doodle to share with your Google+ Circles
Drew Olanoff
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Drew Olanoff

Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

Today, Google has a Thanksgiving themed Doodle on its homepage, but that’s not all. You can customize it any way you like, and then share it with people in your Google+ Circles. The shareable part is a first for Google.

It’s easy to do. Just click each feather and you’ll be given different options for your doodle. Keep clicking around until you’re happy with your turkey, and then click share.

Here’s a custom gobbler from Google CEO Larry Page:

Who says the top executives don’t use their own services?

This is yet another sign that Google is all-in with its social network Google+. Driving traffic to the platform from its highly trafficked search homepage is an advantage that the company has over competitors like Facebook and Twitter.

PROTURKEYTIP: If you click a particular feather on the Turkey, a completely randomized Doodle will be made for you.