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Google's 'Happy Birthday' doodle to itself is quite addictive

Whack the piñata.

GOOGLE’S DELIGHTFUL DOODLE has us gripped with competitiveness at HQ.

The whack-the-piñata interactive game has led to whoops of joy and moments of shoulder-shrugging cringe when the stick is wielded on a whole pile of nothing.

Have no idea what we’re on about? Check out Google’s ‘Happy Birthday’ doodle to itself on its 15th birthday.

As a more serious marking of the occasion, the search engine also announced an update to its search algorithm to make it more user-friendly and responsive to longer search terms.

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