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Yelp's Reviews and Ratings to Appear Now in Yahoo Search Results!

Mar 13, 2014 | 575 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has partnered with Yelp, the on-line urban guide and business review site, to integrate the site's reviews in Yahoo search results. Whenever users look up for a local business on their smart phone, tablet or PC, Yahoo will now display the local content and listings from the review site.

Yahoo Now Uses Reviews from Yelp Yelps Reviews and Ratings to Appear Now in Yahoo Search Results!

Yahoo Adds Local Business Snapshots Next to Search Results!

Jan 31, 2014 | 727 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has changed its interface by adding local business information alongside search results, which make it look a lot like Google's local search results.

The information in the local business includes:

  • Basic business information
  • Photos
  • Hours of operation
  • Data specific to business types. For example, restaurant links may show "Reservation" and "Menu" links.

The New Yahoo Logo Revealed!

Sep 6, 2013 | 1,251 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The new logo of Yahoo is finally unveiled. Not entirely dissimilar to the previous Yahoo logos, this one has slimmer font & the much identifiable exclamation mark has been retained.

Adieu AltaVista!

Jul 3, 2013 | 931 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has announced that it will be shutting down the AltaVista on July 8, 2013. AltaVista was launched in 1995 and it had a whopping 16 million documents, which made it the fastest search engine of the time capable of responding within a fraction of a second. It was founded by Louis Monier.

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Yahoo Launches the Listing Management Tool Localworks!

Jun 20, 2013 | 1,413 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has unveiled Localworks, a product that will help small businesses in recapturing sales they may be losing because of outdated or incorrect online listings.

Localworks Yahoo Launches the Listing Management Tool Localworks!

Tom Byun, VP, Yahoo Small Business said, "Localworks is being launched in connection with Yext, a location software company. It will let companies easily update their online listings in more than 40 online platforms, which will reach 150 million local searchers".

Yahoo! Search Results Get a Makeover!

Jun 6, 2013 | 1,204 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo! has announced a brand new look for its search results. The new design has the navigation bar at the top just like Google and search results appearing higher on the page. The design is in sync with the new Yahoo! homepage. 

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Navigation bar at the top of the page helps users easily browse other Yahoo! sites.  Yahoo! plans to introduce the navigation bar across more Yahoo! properties as well. The search results appear faster as well. 

Yahoo Looking for a Way Out from Microsoft Search Deal!

May 9, 2013 | 1,081 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Although Yahoo and Microsoft have extended their revenue-per-search deal, but talks are around that Yahoo is trying every bit to escape from its 10-year search deal with Microsoft and join hands with Google. 

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer has also been spotted talking about not-so-happy deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in February. Here's an extract from what she said, 

Now Filter Flickr Images with Yahoo! Image Search!

Jan 16, 2013 | 1,676 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo! has made it easier to find photos from Flickr, available for re-use or re-posting under Creative Commons terms. Users will be able to find, filter and share photos on the web and mobile devices.

yahoo image flickr Now Filter Flickr Images with Yahoo! Image Search! (Image source: http://www.seroundtable.com/yahoo-images-flickr-cc-16206.html)

The way it works:

  • Search for any query on Yahoo! Image Search.
  • Select the ‘Labeled for Reuse’ filter on the left rail to see the photos that you are allowed to reuse.

Yahoo! Introduces CPL Ad Unit!

Dec 17, 2012 | 2,107 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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This is a pioneering ad unit of Yahoo! Advertising under Marissa Mayer, former Googler. The company has introduced Cost-per-Lead (CPL) ad right under a website’s listing within the organic search results. The new ad format can gather information like demographics, phone numbers, CIP codes and email addresses. The ads are clearly marked as ‘Ad from’ with the advertiser’s name. Yahoo! can earn off search separately from its deal with Microsoft, thanks to the new ad unit. 

Jerry Yang Exits Yahoo!

Jan 19, 2012 | 1,883 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo’s! co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang has stepped down from the company’s board. He announced his exit on Tuesday as he also gave up his posts on the boards of Yahoo Japan Corp. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.