Google+ Hangouts has some fun Easter eggs

Google+ Hangouts has some fun Easter eggs
We all know that Google loves Easter eggs. The company puts them in many of its products, and the newly released Google+ Hangouts is no exception. There are actually six different Easter eggs for Hangouts users, but unfortunately, they aren't available on mobile, only in either the Chrome app or inside Google+ itself.

Basically, there are four codes that you can input to get a visit from some cartoony characters, including ponies, dinosaurs, and people; and, there are two codes that will change the background of your chat window. Most are simply phrases to input with a slash in front (ie /shydino), but there is also the famous Konami code. 

This isn't the first time Google has used the Konami code to trigger an Easter egg. You can also input the Konami code on the Home page of Google Reader (for a limited time), and if you enter the Konami code on a Chromebook Pixel, you get a light show. 



1. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 894; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Google...Amazing as always

2. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Google loves Easter eggs, but doesn't acknowledge Easter on the day it lands on.

3. Topcat488

Posts: 1417; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Why do they have to call it Easter Eggs... Not everyone, including me, want too worship the Devil. I celebrate the "Passover", and Jesus Christ is my Passover. I'm living in Germany right now... Easter started over here... It's German.

4. SleepingOz unregistered

Easter was actually a pagan festival dedicated to the Teutonic fertility goddess, Eostre, who was associated with rabbit and colored eggs. Christians later hijacked it, like they did with christmas.

5. LDC207X

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

It would be better if it was for mobile too :/

6. depeche

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Not a religious thing - it is a digital thing has nothing to do with a holiday

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