Google Honors Prince with ‘Purple Rain’ Doodle

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Google has memorialized Prince on its homepage ‘doodle’ (the animated logo at The doodle portrays hard-falling purple rain striking the Google wordmark. The animation is elegant, simple and striking. The splats of purple raindrops on the logo are subtle and stark.

Google doodle team lead Ryan Germick is a dear old friend of mine; we discussed Prince when I interviewed him in 2009. Condolences to Prince’s family and fans worldwide, and may he rest in purple.

View the full list of Google doodles here.

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