Today’s Google logo continues the FIFA 2014 World Cup celebrations with a dancing tree and drum-playing letter “e” to mimic Brazil’s World Cup opening ceremony.
From the Google Doodle homepage:
The World Cup opening ceremony was so inspiring–and what an unbeleafable coincidence–our next doodle has a dancing tree person too. Congrats Brazil!
Same as yesterday’s World Cup Google logo, a share link is included, allowing users to post the World Cup logo on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Clicking the logo takes users to a search results page for “World Cup 2014″ with a tournament schedule card at the top of the page.
Google also offered the following alternative logo on its Google Doodle website:
For fans who may want to wager on the games (not that Search Engine Land is promoting illegal gambling), Bing has applied its predictions technology to forecast World Cup winners.
Using an algorithm that based on team records, home field advantages, weather conditions, and win-loss probabilities, Bing displays which World Cup teams it predicts will win when users search “World Cup predictions” along with the group division.