Social media storm as Google features Cesar Chavez on Easter Sunday

Some confuse Cesar Chavez with Hugo Chavez

On Easter Sunday, Google featured Cesar Chavez, a month that riled Christians on social media sites.

Anti-Google tweets came fast and furious Sunday, slamming Google for choosing Chavez over Jesus Christ.  Sunday would have been the 86th birthday of the labor leader and activist.

One tweet protestor said, "I'm going to Bing" -- the biggest competitor of Google.

But Bing didn't feature Jesus Christ either, option instead for brightly colored Easter Eggs.

Google hadn't produced an Easter doodle since 2000.  It said it often recognizes historical figures on its search page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then some people got Cesar Chavez mixed up with Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president who recently died:

 

 

 

 

 

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