Don't follow Google's example in any of your apps. These screens don't make any sense no matter how "well" they're implemented. Just make your UI load fast and then load content into it.
Splash screens are an idiotic idea especially on Android where apps are never really killed by users (or should not be). The app runs in the background until the OS decides it's not needed anymore. This should all be transparent to users but introducing a splash screen makes the app launch differently different times. Sometimes the app just appears and sometimes user is forced to stare at the splash.
Don't do what Google does!
And then Matchstick's latest update on Kickstarter was all like "Hey bros, now that we've actually looked at coding what we've promised we would be coding, turns out that the coding part was too hard, so that's that for us" and was all like...
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