Finding An Excuse To Get More ‘Square,’ Google Joins Instagram

Ever the playful digital actor, Google joined Instagram today, and posted a video promo to the interactive Rubik’s Cube on Google’s global homepage.

The Instagram post: “Today on our homepage we’re celebrating the Rubik’s Cube, which got us thinking—maybe we could do more squares? Hello Instagram!”

The Meanwhile, and as good a commentary as any on the where the social media buzz is happening, Instagram’s Google+ page hasn’t been updated since June 1, 2012.

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube, and Google is celebrating with the logo/digital version of the mind-bending puzzle. Read more about today’s logo at Search Engine Land.

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