Goodbye Black Top Bar; Welcome Gray Top Bar

Jan 22, 2013 • 8:40 am | comments (4) by | Filed Under Other Google Topics

Former Google Search Quality Analyst, Pedro Dias, posted a screen shot of a Google top bar test on Google+. The test is that Google has replaced the black top bar with a gray black bar.

Here is a picture from Pedro:

Google Gray Color For Top Bar

I am not able to reproduce this but we know Google does tons and tons of experiments from algorithmic experiments to user interface experiments and more.

Personally, I kind of like the light gray look. It is more relaxing and less in your face.

The original Google black bar was introduced about a year and half ago, so by Google's standards, it is time for a change.

Forum discussion at Google+.

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