Google Apologizes For World Cup Logo With Wrong Flag, Not “Ghana” Happen Again
Google scored a goal against itself by mixing up the flags of Cameroon and Ghana in a special logo highlighting the Mexico versus Cameroon match happening today in the World Cup. Well, it is Friday the 13th.
Google’s already fixed the logo and tweeted an apology with a pun:
p.s. thanks to followers for calling attention to the graphical error in our Mexico vs Cameroon doodle. We’re not Ghana let it happen again.
— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) June 13, 2014
Over at the Listen & Learn blog, there’s a nice illustration of why Google may have made the mistake. Thanks to Jonathan Allen for the tip on this and Bridget Minamore, one of many on Twitter who captured the original logo.