Google’s Gmail chat service — formerly known as Gchat — has long been a favourite among users.
Even though Google renamed it as part of its Hangouts service, the messaging platform’s famed Easter Eggs haven’t gone away.
For the uninitiated, an Easter Egg is a fun little trick that’s hidden inside a platform or service. Easter Eggs aren’t usually a feature of the app, but an intentional little quirk intended to be a fun little bonus.
Google is famous for its Easter Eggs, and those hidden in Hangouts do not disappoint. Here are some of the cute, clever tricks Google hid inside.
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Hatching chicks and hopping bunnies appear when you wish someone a 'Happy Easter' or type in 'Easter bunny.'
Love ponies? Type '/ponystream' and a herd of My Little Ponies will gallop across your chat. For just one pony, type '/ponies.'
If you want something a little less sweet, type '/pitchforks.' That will send an angry mob of townspeople across your screen.
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