Yahoo Owns Google
Originally uploaded by dannysullivan.

Thanks to Danny Sullivan for crafting that one and pointing at Custom Google.

The site claims to offer a custom Yahoo feature too, but the domain it sends you to is full of ads (is that some sort of statement about the Yahoo home page?).

For whatever reason I'm really tired this morning eventhough I felt great when I woke up. This little image amused me though.

Now back to plowing through all the email I'm behind on. Again.

Posted by jzawodn at October 04, 2006 10:11 AM

Reader Comments
# /pd said:

eh ?? maybe it was google owning yahoo and they just change the yahoo colors to appease the userbase :)-

on October 4, 2006 10:42 AM
# Cristian Mezei said:

I found that site really funny too, except the fact that the Yahoo website that was supposed to have a custom text, is leading towards an expired domain.

on October 4, 2006 01:27 PM
# mnt said:

the yahoofor.com page looks like a landing page for expired domains.

on October 5, 2006 11:23 AM
# marc said:

Looks like the 1337 beck pupp37 has been at it again! woot!

on October 5, 2006 11:58 AM
# Joseph Hunkins said:

... and speaking of ads I just had a very telling comment from a regular and happy Yahoo mail + default Yahoo home page user who said he hates Yahoo search and always uses Google instead.

It had NOTHING to do with relevancy, rather he liked the spartan Google presentation and the fact Yahoo tries to keep you at the site.

Within the search industry relevancy is the obsession, but I have a hunch Google is winning more because they are uncluttered than due to any other factor.

on October 5, 2006 04:50 PM
# Joseph Hunkins said:

... sorry change to "...and *disliked* the fact that Yahoo tries to keep you at Yahoo news rather than send you off to the news source as Google does. Arrington was also making this point that sites may be best advised to give users easier options to ... leave.

on October 5, 2006 04:54 PM
# Jesper Date said:

Heh. What's the deal with this? This makes just as much sense as a online community for badgers. Besides, this has been done a thousand times before. ;)

on October 6, 2006 05:19 AM
# Anonymous coward said:

i think the picture is telling Yahoo to use http://search.yahoo.com as it's homepage and make their portal a secondary option instead of the current Yahoo search page.

on October 6, 2006 10:45 AM
# Dirk Karl Ma▀at said:

A very interesting site, I think. The Idea of Technometry was new for me but worth to be read and thought abot it (although I'm not a native english-speaker and have some difficulties whith this language)

on October 7, 2006 01:56 PM
# Nereida said:

I've try everything and Now I can read my e-mail, its just not responding I could go to other web site but not Yahoo??????????? I need to read my e-mail.... HELP!!!!

on October 13, 2006 09:42 PM
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