New President, New Search Patterns

  • Posted January 21st, 2009 at 9:52 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Trends

The newly minted Obama administration can look forward to a large, internet-savvy constituency who demand more from the internet than they did four years ago. This time, instead of simply searching for information on “inauguration,” people are looking for ways to watch the inauguration online and capture moments of the inauguration that they missed. We […]

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Wikipedia SearchMonkey App Now Default On

Starting today, the Wikipedia Enhanced Result will automatically appear in the search results. Not surprisingly, we’ve seen a handful of Wikipedia Enhanced Results and Infobars built in the past few months. After observing how people used these apps, we gathered the best elements from each and built a new app. If you prefer any of […]

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Tracking the Obama Stimulus Plan on Yahoo! Search

  • Posted January 12th, 2009 at 1:10 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Trends

As Americans look toward a new president in a tough economy this year, we have been noticing some very interesting data about how people are using search to help them in this recession. In the last few days, President-elect Barack Obama’s economic plan seems foremost on people’s minds – searches for “Obama stimulus package” in […]

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