Dutch Doodle Day

Thu 15 January 2009 10:01, Bas van den Beld

Sometimes Google does things 'just for fun', at least they make it seem like that. Today in the Netherlands is "Doodle 4 Google"-day. Today the winner of a Google Doodle contest can see his Doodle on Google.nl for 24 hours.

The contest was organized for kids only. Google asked schools to have kids in the ages 6 to 12 sent in their Doodle which represented the way they look at Holland. The winning Doodle, which you can see here, was selected from a list of 24 finalists.

Dutch Doodle Day

All 24 finalists (for a close up go to the special website):

Dutchdoodlecontest

Google said the contest was a way of getting kids and teachers to talk about the internet in general and search engines in specific. They want to get kids aware of what's happening on the web and to handle it with care. But also this will be a way to work on Google's image.

You might think Google is just in this for their own good. It's a bit of attention and the future generation 'will get a good feeling' when thinking of Google. However, with a market share of over 95% in Holland you can hardly say Google needs te attention or the commitment. So maybe its really just Google being good and not being evil?



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