4. Emoji Support in Chrome for Android & iOS
On their blog page for Chrome, Google announced that support for Emoji is now built directly into Chrome.
What does this mean? According to Google:
Not only does this pictorial and theatrical language allow us to communicate complex emotions, it’s also far more compact. One Emoji symbol can easily replace dozens of characters, improving efficiency and comprehension on the go. It turns out the best way to communicate in the future is to look to the past: the ancient Egyptians were really onto something with their hieroglyphs.
A web full of emojis? No thanks. Luckily it’s a joke.
3. Auto Awesome Photobombs with David Hasselhoff
Google+ has expanded its features to allow for spontaneous photobombs from celebs in your pictures.
Shown above, David Hasselhoff ruining a majestic mountain view.
No words on if other celebrities were joining the feature, which is presumably only for today.
On the subject, Google said this:
To get your own photobomb, upload a new self portrait or group photo with friends, and leave a little room for The Hoff. He might just make a surprise appearance. :-)
2. Netflix Sizzling Bacon
Netflix added a new film to its movie queue today. Sizzling Bazon is described as:
The boundaries of TV and time go up in smoke with this tasteful, Memento-style puzzle that takes the viewer out of the fire and into the frying pan.