Month: August 2008

Google testing related queries under individual search results

Posted by – August 2, 2008

Aaron Wall noted on his blog that Google is testing related search terms under individual sites in the results pages. Have a look at his screen shot here for an example:

The new at

Posted by – August 1, 2008

Yahoo launched the new at, releasing its long-awaited new version of the popular social bookmarking website. According to their blog, the release focuses on changes to:

  • Speed – Yahoo claims to have addressed scalability issues for Delicious and improved page loading times.
  • Search – The search feature has been rewritten to work better and handle more social filtering of the search results.
  • Design – The site has had a complete design overhaul. They have a what’s new page to explain the new navigation and layout.

Yahoo Search now uses Yelp and LinkedIn apps by default

Posted by – August 1, 2008

Yahoo’s response to Google’s universal search is SearchMonkey. Inspired by the JavaScript-based website extension from Greasemonkey it is a Facebook Apps style platform where apps (called “Enhancements”) run on Yahoo’s search results, extending them with structured data. Yahoo allows users to add and remove these apps from their search results through the Yahoo Search Gallery.

Have a look at what it looks like in practice. In this search,’s result in the search now has structured data from Yelp’s search enhancement.