See More SearchMonkey in Your Search Results
- Posted August 28th, 2009 at 8:00 am by Yahoo! Search
- Categories: SearchMonkey
Want a little more SearchMonkey in your Yahoo! search results? Starting today, more enhanced results for product, local, entertainment, reference, social, and tech sites will appear automatically in your results, putting more information and answers right at your fingertips.
For example, here are some results you’ll see when you search for products:
Here are some results you’ll see when you search for local businesses:
You can see the ratings, number of reviews, phone number, and address for local businesses right on the search results page. You can also see the ratings, price, and number of reviews for products, helping you decide which page fits your interest most, and find what you’re looking for faster.
In addition to these SearchMonkey templates, we’re also releasing a number of custom SearchMonkey default-on applications. Entertainment buffs will be particularly excited about a few of the Entertainment apps, including RottenTomatoes, Netflix, IMDB, and Yahoo! Movies.
The following are just a couple of examples you’ll see when you search for entertainment-related info:
Beyond entertainment, we’re also automatically turning on results for high performing sites in as the social networking, reference, and download categories. The list includes Friendster, Britannica, and FileHippo.
We laud the efforts that developers everywhere have put into developing the SearchMonkey ecosystem and their contribution toward improving the search experience for users.
Great apps are built every week so look forward to even more SearchMonkey in your search results in the future – we’re looking forward to it, too.
Yi-An Lin and Nick Cox
Senior Product Manager
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