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Related Searches Removed

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, May 23, 2009
11 years ago3,585 views

The option to get an extended list of related searches has been removed from the toolbelt. I think it was more useful than the wonder wheel, which only works for a small number of queries.


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milivella [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I agree.

Michael Freeman [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

Any idea why it is gone?

It was very helpful.

milivella [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Because it made the Wonder Wheel (!) useless? ;)

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

I think the UI was pretty poor and the page looked cluttered. Yahoo's Search Assist is a better implementation of the same idea, but I don't like that the related concepts are added to the original search:

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Michael Freeman [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

They would not have gone through the big fanfare and release of these features (including Related Searches) at Searchology only to remove one of them after only 10 days.

Something else must be going on with Related Searches.... hmmm

Michael Freeman [PersonRank 1]

11 years ago #

It's back now.

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