Google doodle features bunch of balloons tied to the ceiling via a net. The animated doodle shows balloons jumping around, watching the clock, waiting for the clock to strike 12 and welcome 2017. The balloons are a symbolic of the impatience to welcome the New Year 2017. “Happy New Year’s Eve! All across the world tonight, we’re sharing the eager anticipation of counting down to midnight: 5,4, 3, 2, 1…”, Google’s blog post read. Also Read - Google Play Store announces blanket ban on Sugar Daddy apps over sexual content
Last year, we saw a doodle featuring five eggs that hatched as the clock struck 12. This time too we expect the balloons in today’s doodle to be set free at midnight. Also Read - Fake Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) Lite APK links going viral on the internet: How to spot them
For welcoming the New Year, you might just have to wait alittle longer than usual as this year adds the “leap second” to the final minute of 2016. Since its invention in 1972, 26 additional leap seconds have been added at intervals varying from six months to seven years. The most recent was inserted on June 30, 2015.
Well, the countdown has started, so let’s waits and see how the balloons are set free to welcome the New Year 2017.