Google India creates touching reunion story to promote desktop and mobile search

Google India creates touching reunion story to promote desktop and mobile search
Two friends who haven't seen each other in years, both in different countries, are the subject of a touching promotional video made by Google India. Both men are reminded of their friendship as the birthday of one of them approaches and a picture is found of the pair back in the day. While neither man is tech savvy, each has an adult grandchild who is knowledgeable enough about tech to own a Nexus 4 handset (what are the odds?).

While some of the searching to arrange the reunion is handled from a desktop, some of it is achieved using the aforementioned Nexus handsets. Some of the video is designed to show you how specific Google searches can be, such as when the granddaughter types in "park with ancient gate in lahore" to reference something her granddad had said about his long time best friend.

Well, we don't want to spoil the end of this tear-jerker but as you probably figured out by now the two friends are reunited thanks to Google, with the Nexus 4 doing yeoman's work behind the scenes. And don't tell us that you weren't emotionally invested in the video. We could see that tear coming from your eye.



source: GoogleIndia

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15 Comments

1. apurb.lal

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 17, 2013

Awesome ad... I just hope that Google makes Nexus-5 available soon in Indian market soon.. It has been listed as "coming soon" on play store for quite a long tym now.Waiting eagerly for this awesome device as I am bored of my Touchwiz bloated Galaxy S4

15. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

+1...

2. tatail

Posts: 261; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Would be a lie if I say I didn't have a few tears in my eyes..

7. wilsong17 unregistered

agree

3. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

PhoneArena is the WORST commenting site , EVER. No one knows who aswers. To whom? When? What? No preferences of the order. Complete comment MESS Make it right, or close the comment function PA. This must be a "tech site" . What a shame. LOL. Only the first one who writes has a chanse to say smth.:(

4. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

What are you talking about? You can tell who responded to you. When it gets a certain number of levels deep it changes to the replied to "# xx"

5. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Do you really like what you do now?? Wow!!! There are always creeps that lick a

8. Reality_Check

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

You do know that there are also 'chronological and newest first' options too if you prefer that? Otherwise please tell us how it should be.

13. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Ok so you visit this site to comment? Nice. I guess you're number one favorite site is Yahoo! News.

10. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

i think its quite user friendly

6. wilsong17 unregistered

i cant watch too many tears

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Lahore doesn't come in India now. It's a part of Pakistan.

11. Adithya7184 unregistered

read the article clearly ....he said two friends from diff. countries.. who in the hell said lahore belongs to india...

12. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

:) my bad...

16. htc_evo_3d

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 11, 2013

gave this tip to PA three days ago !!

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