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Marissa Mayer Goes Wild, Removes the Trademark Symbol from Yahoo! Logo

Unfortunately the exclamation mark remains.
 Marissa Mayer Goes Wild, Removes the Trademark Symbol from Yahoo! Logo

The sad, dead “R.” (Photo: Instagram)

Late last night, while browsing through our Instagram feed, we stumbled upon a photo of a big purple “R” that looked like it had recently been popped off a sign. The photo was posted by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who has apparently decided to give the company’s flamboyantly purple logo a makeover.

According to Ms. Mayer:

One of our new Yahoo!s Andrew was really bugged by the registered trademark symbol at the end of our logo; he’s gone on a mission removing all the R’s from our site and our campus. This is one on the random R’s we pulled off a wall :).

Whoa there, chopping the registered trademark symbol off of the Yahoo logo? What’s next, getting rid of the exclamation point? Have you no shame, Ms. Mayer?

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