For today only (update: they've killed it early!), Google is implanting a default background on its search page to make users aware this new 'feature'.
Now how do I turn it off?
The 'remove background link' in the lower left hand corner just changes the page to a different background. And that is in Chrome (your browser) on Mac (your favorite platform - for now). I tried using the white background image but your logo is still white. 'Annooooyyying'.
I've decided to screenshot Bing and make it my Google (GOOG) background until I can turn off this feature. This is only slightly more annoying than having a background.
For those who like to personalize your search page with background images, Google now gives you the option.
In a post by Marissa Mayer on the Official Google Blog, Google (GOOG) says that over the next few days users will see an option on lower left hand side of their Google.com page giving them the option of using pictures as backgrounds. Users will be able to upload from their computers or MORESeth Weintraub - Jun 2, 2010 3:59 PM ET
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