See what Google looked like 15 years ago


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Hey, did you get a chance to try the little piñata game in last week’s Google Doodle? Well if not, you can still catch this week’s birthday surprise from the folks at Mountain View.

Type ‘Google in 1998’ in the search bar on the Google home page and wait for it to load the results page. Notice anything different? No, that’s not a browser problem—you’re actually seeing what the world’s biggest search engine looked like fifteen years ago. This Easter egg takes us back in time to see Google back in its Beta stage, giving us one page of results, all from the year 1998.

Head over to Google and try it out yourself.