Now, Google also has a music search onebox – you can see it by entering just rammstein, for instance – but only Yahoo’s “onebox” will allow you to playback the songs right on the page, a very good & relevant feature.
It’s also interesting to contrast this to a Google web search for the same query... which will result in several YouTube videos listed in the results (and you can also playback those right on the page). The YouTube results in Google are so-called organic results, meaning as opposed to a Yahoo Shortcut, Google didn’t precisely specify their ranks (other than by defining general ranking algorithms, which may or may not prefer Google sites due to the way they’re developed). However, in the top 10 organic results over at Yahoo, not a single YouTube.com page is in sight. (Of course, a single query isn’t necessarily representative of any larger scheme.)
[Thanks Razvan Antonescu!]
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