The best YouTube logo changes that have surprised users on the platform

YouTube logo variations
(Image credit: YouTube)

YouTube logo changes for particular events seem to be becoming more regular treats on the platform. That's perhaps not surprising considering the the video sharing site and app belongs to Google, which has long been known for the Doodles on the homepage of its search engine.

YouTube event logos follow the same concept, modifying the YouTube logo to commemorate special dates, from Black History Month to World Calligraphy Day. They're still used very infrequently, nowhere near as often as Google's doodles, but it seems YouTube might be starting to adopt the tradition. Below, we round up the YouTube logo variations that we've seen so far (see our YouTube logo history for the story of the permanent design).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.