Google’s Interactive Buckyball Logo
On September 4th, google’s doodle is a buckyball. You may be wondering exactly what a buckyball is, I certainly did – its apparantly a molecule that consists purely of carbon atoms.
Why is this interesting from an SEO perspective? Well, its the second time google have employed some pretty nifty html5 on their homepage. The last example was the rather fantastic interactive pacman game a few months back that was frankly, fantastic.
The google buckyball logo looks like this (if you’re looking at this on a day other than September 4th):
If you hover your mouse over it, you can “throw” the rotation with mouse sweeps. Presumably this feels better on an iPad, but as I dont have one (yet) I cant comment to such.