Google is celebrating the 4th of July with a doodle replacing its familiar logo. For the last 13 years, the search engine has been celebrating America’s birthday with a special Independence Day themed logo.
Google came up this year with a red, white and blue Doodle, featuring the message “this land was made for you and me”, lyrics penned by Woody Gurthrie in the 1940s for his anthem “This Land is Your Land”.
But the Google Doodle is not the only way in which the giant search engine is celebrating Fourth of July. It seems that it is a great opportunity to speak about the Declaration of Internet Freedom by creating a user-generated American flag that includes "voices" of
Internet user: “More than any time in history, more people in more places have the ability to make their voices heard. Just as we celebrate freedom, we need to celebrate the tools that support freedom. Add your voice here in support of a free and open Internet.
Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades,barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. (Wikipedia.com)
Happy Fourth of July to all of our friends in the United States!