Celebrate Twosday with this Google Search Easter egg

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What you need to know

  • Today is 2/22/22, which happens to fall on a Tuesday.
  • Google marks the special moment with an easter egg on Search.
  • An occasion like this won't happen for another 400 years.

Today isn't just any regular old Tuesday; it's actually "Twosday," a day to mark the fact that February 22, 2022 (2/22/22) falls on a Tuesday.

It's not a very common occurrence for this particular palindrome to fall on a Tuesday — in fact, the next time this will happen is in 400 years, as noted by USA Today.

So to celebrate the occasion, Google Search has a special easter egg for anyone who searches the term "Twosday," "2/22/22," or other similar variations. If you migrate over to Google Search on your desktop or any of the best Android phones and enter related terms, you'll be met with fun 2-shaped confetti on the results page.

Google Search Twosday

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When the animation ends, Google includes two buttons at the bottom of the page; one that replays the confetti animation and the other which lets you share the search page.

There are other companies marking the occasion in their own way. T-Mobile, for example, is holding a special sweepstake on its T-Mobile Tuesday app, giving away cash prizes of up to $222,222, something you probably don't wanna miss out on.

While it'll take 400 years for the Earth to be graced with another Twosday, there are only 200 years before 2/22/2222 comes along, which will no doubt be another special occasion that we'll, unfortunately, miss out on.

For now, it's still Tuesday in many places, so don't forget the tacos.

Derrek Lee
Managing Editor

Derrek is the managing editor of Android Central, helping to guide the site's editorial content and direction to reach and resonate with readers, old and new, who are just as passionate about tech as we are. He's been obsessed with mobile technology since he was 12, when he discovered the Nokia N90, and his love of flip phones and new form factors continues to this day. As a fitness enthusiast, he has always been curious about the intersection of tech and fitness. When he's not working, he's probably working out.