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Yahoo search showing flick photos

zmarties [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, August 24, 2006
13 years ago2,139 views

Yahoo have started to include flickr photo results in Yahoo searches.

The announcement on the Yahoo search blog
ysearchblog.com/archives/00035 ...

suggests searching for "funny photos" via search.yahoo.com/search?p=funn ...

to see an example of the results

zmarties [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Oh, for the sake of a missing "r"...

search.yahoo.com/search?p=flic ...

just grabs its results from Yahoo image search, not from flickr, and politely asks

Did you mean: flickr photos?

Yes I did!

Sohil [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

This was bound to happen sooner or later.

gary price [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

I guess it's query dependent.

A search for smiling photos
search.yahoo.com/search?p=smil ...
tosses inline results from Yahoo Images.

Pictures happy people
search.yahoo.com/search?p=pict ...
Again, inline Yahoo Images.

Also, as mentioned in the blog post, Funny Photos returns Flickr images
search.yahoo.com/search?p=funn ...

BUT funny images
search.yahoo.com/search?p=funn ...

or

or terms inverted (photos funny)
search.yahoo.com/search?p=+pho ...

does not.

Timline: Inline Images on Web Results from Large Engines
+ Google, Feb 5, 2005
blog.searchenginewatch.com/blo ...

+Yahoo, Feb 23, 2005
blog.searchenginewatch.com/blo ...

+ Ask.com, April, 2003
pandia.com/sw-2003/weblog-2003 ...

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