I think the image speaks for itself. If it doesn't, the Google image is askewed, and the caret seems to be intentionally off-centered (aligned a bit nearer to the top).
I downloaded the Google logo and tried to check it myself. I also checked out Google Chrome.
It turns out the post is legit.
Is there a specific reason for this? Since this is the UX SE, is there a specific reason for Google to do what they did to the text caret?