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I’m Feeling Doodly, Playful, Artistic: Google’s “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button Gains New Choices

16 Aug

 

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Google’s famous “I’m Feeling Lucky” button on its home page has been changed to add new options such as “I’m Feeling Playful” or “I’m Feeling Trendy.”

The long-standing ”I’m Feeling Lucky” button, when selected (if Google Instant is off), will automatically take someone to the first page that appears in Google’s results for a particular search, hence the “feeling lucky” aspect.

Now the button, for some users, is sporting these new options:

The Google Operating System blog spotted the new feature after seeing a post by Jérôme Flipo on Google+. Here is a video of how it works:

This is not the first time Google has played with the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button. It also used the button to show a New Year’s countdown in 2009, changed it to say “I’m Steering Lucky” as part of an April Fool’s joke in 2012, and made it “Insert Coin” as part of its 2010 Google logo tribute to Pac-Man.

Related Topics: Google: Easter Eggs | Top News

 

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