Despite millions of people in the United States celebrating Easter, Google snubs the holy day once again. Instead of putting a doodle on their home page above the Google logo, they decided to make no mention of the holiday.
Here is a screenshot from google.com today:
According to Fox News, this is the 18th year in a row that Google passed on using a doodle for Easter. They did send out a tweet about Easter, though.
— Google (@Google) March 30, 2018
Google was kind enough to respond to the Fox News story, though:
“We don’t have Doodles for religious holidays, in line with our current Doodle guidelines. Doodles may appear for some non-religious celebrations that have grown out of religious holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Holi’s Festival of Colors, Tu B’Av and the December holiday period, but we don’t include religious imagery or symbolism as part of these.”
Many took to Twitter to rip Google for this:
They loathe Christians. Plain and simple. https://t.co/7wZPzOtycR
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) April 1, 2018
— Jack Murphy (@RealJack) April 2, 2018
— Steve 🔥Mudflap 🔥McGrew 💥 Toxic Masculinity (@stevemcgrew) April 1, 2018
Back in 2000 Google used an Easter doodle on April 23. They put two Easter eggs where there are usually two o’s in their logo.