Remembering Michael Jackson

  • Posted June 26th, 2009 at 4:41 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Trends

Yahoo! Search logs gave a revealing picture of what the King of Pop evokes for people as they mourned his passing today. Starting last night, searches for his legendary music surged. “Thriller,” “Man in the Mirror,” and “Billie Jean” were among the top lyrics, songs, and videos that people looked for on Yahoo! Search. As […]

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VoCampers Converge at Yahoo! Headquarters in Sunnyvale

  • Posted June 25th, 2009 at 7:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Developer, Search

An enthusiastic group of data geeks and Semantic Web enthusiasts met last week at our Sunnyvale headquarters where we hosted the latest edition of VoCamp. VoCamps are a series of informal events that provide a small setting where the Semantic Web community can discuss issues related to semantic interoperability and creating, managing, and publishing vocabularies. […]

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SearchMonkey Updates: New Enhanced Results and Support of Google Base Formatting

  • Posted June 18th, 2009 at 8:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: SearchMonkey

Today, we are announcing two updates that make it easier for site owners and developers to share and use structured data within Yahoo! Search:  new enhanced results and the support of Google Base formatting for structured data feeds. Let’s take a look at these two updates. New Enhanced Results – Products, Events, News and More […]

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Check Out The New Yahoo! Toolbar

  • Posted June 17th, 2009 at 7:36 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

The new Yahoo! Toolbar, already available on Internet Explorer, is now available on Firefox (beta) to make it easier for you to keep on top of your online world. You can get helpful suggestions in the search box in the Yahoo! Toolbar and jump right to search results on sites like Flickr, Wikipedia, and more. […]

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New Common Tag Format

  • Posted June 11th, 2009 at 10:01 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

Today we are announcing our support of Common Tag, a new semantic tagging format for Web pages. Developed jointly by a group of Web companies including Zemanta, Metaweb, and Yahoo!, the Common Tag format adds semantic meaning to tags, making Web content more discoverable and enabling the community to create more useful applications for aggregating, […]

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Sitemaps Update

  • Posted June 11th, 2009 at 9:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Site Explorer

Starting today you will see some subtle changes we’ve made in Sitemaps, partnering with Microsoft and Google. First, we have updated the xsd files with the XML schemas for Sitemap or Siteindex files. The updated xsd files allow better extensibility of the Sitemaps protocol. All your existing Sitemaps will continue to validate so you don’t […]

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Yahoo! Search Out and About in June

Over the next few weeks, Yahoo! Search will be at Search Engine Strategies (SES) in Toronto and the Semantic Technology Conference in San Jose, CA. Come by and hear more about what we have up our sleeves. SES Toronto Monday, June 8 2:30pm-3:45pm Panel: Universal and Blended Search: Comprehensive Visibility Challenges Nick Cox, Senior Product […]

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Weather Report: Yahoo! Search Index Update

  • Posted June 2nd, 2009 at 10:35 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Weather Report

We’re rolling out some updates to our crawling, indexing, and ranking algorithms over the next few days. During this process, you may see some ranking changes and page shuffling in the index. To share your thoughts or check in with other Yahoo! Search users, please visit the Site Explorer Suggestion Board. Dan Rampton Yahoo! Search

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