Thanks, Google!

One of the things I love about Google is the interesting graphics used and the back story that goes with it. This morning when I opened my Google browser, I had a little surprise. Most people were presented withย the new Horizons Pluto Flyby animated graphic:

New Horizons Pluto Flyby Google GIF

Google’s New Horizons Pluto Flyby GIF

I was presented with Google spelled with cakes and cupcakes:


When I placed the pointer over the image so that I could see what the celebration was for, Google wished me a happy birthday.

Google Bday Wishes

Birthday wishes for me from Google.

Yes today is my birthday, and it is always nice to get a birthday wish or sentiment. ย It is, however, a little creepy to realize that my personal information can be used to send me little messages like this. ย It is all too easy to forget that the information we share about ourselves can come back to us in unexpected ways.

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