Funny: Search For “Tilt” On Google

Go to your iPhone or Android phone and search for the word [tilt] using Google. The search results displayed will all results at a slight tilt to the right. Our understanding from Google is that this is an April Fools joke that’s still running.

Here is a picture on the iPhone (it does the same on Android):

This doesn’t seem to work on the iPad, however. Searching for “askew” will also trigger it, Matt Templon reported to us.

Update: The “tilt” search also works on Google.com in desktop browsers, too.

Related Topics: Channel: Mobile | Google: Mobile

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  • http://www.tomanthony.co.uk Tom Anthony

    Definitely from Google rather than Apple – it works in Firefox if you change the User Agent. Besides – far too silly for Apple. :)

  • tnfcngs

    on mobile platform works on any device, even on chrome, ff, explorer

    http://www.google.com/m/search?q=tilt

  • mcjam2

    This easter egg happens on my Android Motorola Droid 2 as well… has to be Google just goofing around with smartphones.

  • joachim

    works on a Palm Pre+ as well. WebOS surprisingly supported by this Google prank.

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