Google has recently announced that it has increased the size of the search box that is on its homepage. Google's Vice President of Search Products made the announcement on a blog shortly before the change took place. The change was decided on after a variety of factors and influences showed that it would be a good choice for the company.
Google believes that the increased size of the text box helps to emphasize that Google is focused on "searching". This type of focus on "searching" is one of the reasons that Google has maintained such a large market share for search engines.
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