Get More Personally Relevant Results When You Search for Local Businesses

  • Posted December 15th, 2009 at 9:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

We just made it easier to search for local businesses. Starting today, you can see the Yahoo! local business shortcut when you search for a business, even if you don’t include your location in your query. You can also refine results by neighborhood or nearby city right on the search results page. We’ve seen in […]

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More Tweets in Yahoo! Search Results

  • Posted December 10th, 2009 at 12:42 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

When we launched a Yahoo! News shortcut with Twitter content integration earlier this month, we said more was coming. Starting today, you will see recent tweets directly integrated on the Web search result page when you search for buzzy topics. How is this different from what we launched earlier? You can still see relevant tweets […]

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Explore TV Series and Popular Movie Actors with Yahoo! Video Search

  • Posted December 7th, 2009 at 8:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

Building on the great feedback we received after the launch of the Yahoo! Video Search music refiners last month, we are launching even more entertainment refiners today. These two new refiners will help you explore your favorite TV shows and movies. You can see that the left rail on our video search results page is […]

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A Chat With Yoelle Maarek, Senior Director of Yahoo! Research

  • Posted December 3rd, 2009 at 9:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: People

Earlier this year Yahoo! welcomed Yoelle Maarek as our new senior director of Yahoo! Research. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Yoelle was the Director of Google Haifa Engineering Center, which she opened in July 2006. For more than 20 years, Yoelle has been helping dig into search problems. She talks with the Yahoo! Search Blog about […]

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Yahoo!’s 2009 Year in Review

It’s the time of the year to look back on the past 12  months and reflect on events of the year. Here at Yahoo!, we’ve been analyzing billions of queries to find ways to look at the events of this year through the lens of search. Today, the Yahoo! Year in Review returns with a […]

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