Google's decision to celebrate Cesar Chavez's birthday today in its Doodle, rather than Easter, has spurred some mixed reviews on Twitter.
Cesar Chavez, whose 86th birthday would be today, was a labor leader, organizer, and activist.
A lot of people are so upset that they are threatening to switch to Bing.
Meanwhile, Bing's website features a ton of brightly colored eggs to commemorate Easter. But in Google's defense, President Barack Obama declared March 31, 2013 as Caesar Chavez Day.
Update: "We enjoy celebrating holidays at Google but, as you may imagine, it's difficult for us to choose which events to highlight on our site," a Google spokesperson tells Business Insider via email. "Sometimes for a given date we feature an historical event or influential figure that we haven't in the past."
Here are some of the tweets from people threatening to make the switch to Bing:March 31, 2013 March 31, 2013
Google doodle today celebrates Cesar Chavez, not Easter. I think it's time I migrate to Bing. Happy Easter everyone!— Ted Newton (@Ted_Newton) March 31, 2013
Happy Easter @google just downloaded Bing! You can take you Chavez doodle and your insulting snub to all Christians and go away— Annie Milliron (@AnnieM4Life) March 31, 2013 March 31, 2013
Happy Easter, Google. Nice Doodle. So it's Chavez today, for real? Ok then.Settings>Search>Default>Bing>Save Changes.— Michael Krempasky (@krempasky) March 31, 2013 March 31, 2013
Very disappointed @google for not recognizing Easter with doodle.Perhaps Bing is better!— Liz (@lasvegasliz) March 31, 2013
Thank you Google, your decision to honor Cesar Chavez on Easter makes it easier to switch to Bing.— Bob (@MfgMan) March 31, 2013
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