Friday, September 9, 2011

Rugby World Cup Gets Google Doodle In Host New Zealand

The 2011 Rugby World Cup begins today in New Zealand and in recognition of this every four year event, Google has a Doodle on the homepage in New Zealand. The link, however, doesn't go to a search for the event, rather a general search for rugby.

While the All Blacks are one of the favorites for the tournament, it is interesting that Google didn't include the logo at other countries that are also big rugby fans - countries where the interest in the Rugby World Cup is as intense as soccer - such as Australia and South Africa.

Search numbers will be higher for RWC in a few countries - bigger populations being main reason - and Google could have gained a lot more traffic usage if other countries had the logo.
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4 comments:

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