BAD MODERN ART may be in the eye of the beholder, but Google's decision to foist something like it on its users' search homepages for 24 hours has caused an uproar.
Dozens of anti-background related topics have appeared on the search engine giant's help forum with hundreds of comments from users criticising the change, which does not allow the original homepage look to be restored. The 24 hour period of pictures began at 1900h Pacific daylight time on 9 June.
Google admitted to The INQUIRER that the homepage could not be restored and advised that "If you prefer to have a clean, simple look, you can change it to another colour using our background image feature. All you need to do is sign in to your Google Account to change your background."
So that is what it is all about, Google actually wants everyone to sign up for an account with them or is that just too cynical a view?
Meanwhile comments are building up on the Google help forum that begin with the question "how do I get rid of this background?" and followed by a lot of bad language.
The enforced background pictures arrived a week after Google announced that users could add their own homepage images. µ
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