Valentine's Day Google Doodle Depicts All Forms of Love [VIDEO]

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Cupid's big day is upon us again, and Google is celebrating the Feb. 14 holiday with an animated Doodle that demonstrates the limitations of the company's search engine when romance is thrown into the mix.

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The 71-second Valentine's Day animation on Google's homepage tells the story of a boy's attempt to swoon his crush. He initially turns to Google Search for tips, but everything it suggests doesn't work. We won't spoil the rest, so watch the clip above to find out what happens next.

Near the end, the animation pieces together a collage showing all types of love, including what appears to be a same-sex couple, which many people on Twitter have already noted in their tweets.

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Tony Bennett's "Cold, Cold Heart" accompanies the animation.

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Google's first Valentine's Day Doodle went live in 2000. Check out all of them since then in the gallery below, or learn more about how Google Doodles are created here.

What do you think of Google's latest Valentine's Day Doodle? Sound off in the comments.

On a fun sidenote: If you type a certain algebraic equation into Google search, you'll get a special surprise.

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Pop artist Robert Indiana is the inspiration behind this year's Doodle, with the search engine's logo emulating Indiana's iconic "love" sculpture.

Click here to view this gallery.

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