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Yahoo! shows new way of showing search results. Thumbs Up!

Yahoo! has launched a new interface for showing search results. They call it Glue Page and it is displayed in a tabbed page along side normal 'Classic Search' page.
Glue Page gives a 'portal' look to the search results with images, videos, news, wikipedia entry, Yahoo! Answers and ofcourse search results.


I like it, if you are looking for information on any current issue, you get everything well arranged. It's like 'Special' or 'In-Depth' feature given by news sites and much better than many of them.

And if you want to give it a try go to Yahoo! India search.

Comments

Vaibhav said…
Ya it looks promising ! We, me and Ankur has a big discussion on it :)

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