This Yahoo icon is made in Material Design style developed by Google. This style is based on extremely simplified shapes, thin two-pixel lines, and is optimized for 24x24 px. Unlike other vector icon packs that have merely hundreds of icons, this icon pack contains 5,500 icons, all in the same style and quality.
Yahoo is one of the first Internet behemoths. For a long period, their search engine was the standard home page for the majority of early Internet users. Until Google and other large groups usurped the throne, Yahoo was a household name -- and for many, was how they first learned of the wonders of the Internet. But how did its icon came to be? Let’s take a brief journey!
It was 1994 when Yahoo made its debut. Since it was in its very, very early stages, its icon was very simple -- it was literally black text with Times New Roman font:
In 1995, Yahoo finally changed its spartan icon to something more fun. It was in relatively low resolution, and first featured the exclamation point:
1996 came with a new logo, featuring a jumping figure, and the iconic Yahoo serif text at the bottom:
From then on until 2013, Yahoo maintained and refined its vibrant, shadowed red icon:
From then on, several versions came to be -- one of which was in 1997, when the simple Y! The icon was introduced:
And on the present day, Yahoo revitalized its logo with a wide, sans serif font: