Who did it better? Microsoft Bing vs. Google on Halloween

The two major search engines, Google and Microsoft Bing (does Yahoo count anymore?) outdid themselves on Halloween this year.

Google’s 2011 Halloween Doodle was a fun time-lapse video of the Google Doodle team and friends carving a bunch of gigantic pumpkins — in the form of the company’s logo, of course.

Microsoft Bing’s picture of the day was a dark and striking time-lapse — a series of photographs from Getty Images showing a lightning storm flashing across a menacing gargoyle.

So whose was better?

Watch them both and vote below.



  • http://twitter.com/mlekas Michael Lekas

    Can’t read the Google pumpkins. Bad font choice I guess.

  • Guest

    I think it’s pretty obvious who is the winner and who is the loser.

    Thank you, Steve.


  • Lil

    I thought the Google time-lapse thing was really charming and totally captured the fun of Halloween! It contained fun layers and levels of detail. I don’t see why it’s so far behind in the polls…

    • Guest

      because it is self-serving and is more about the company/individuals than the season.

  • http://twitter.com/Vroo Vroo (Bruce Leban)

    Both are winners. Each one is a cool Halloween image that fits perfectly with the images they are trying to project with their images. Google – fun and topical. Bing – a snapshot of the world.

  • Yetter

    I found googles video was more enjoyable this time.  Generally, overall I prefer Bing