Google’s new father-son ad will make you cringe

A journey from incredibly touching ad to horribly tone-deaf

Take 1: Lover

On Nov 19, 2009, Google posted an ad to Youtube titled Parisian Love. It encapsulated all the emotional highs and lows of living with Google Search. It is one of tech’s best ads ever made.



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