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Search Engine push below the fold
All major search engines pushing non paid results below fold
walrus




msg:4136084
 6:21 pm on May 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

I have read a number of references to this trend but can't remember which threads they were in.

A quick look at results from a local and general search on Bing, Ask, Yahoo and Google,


Above the fold
yourcity furniture
ASK - 3
Yahoo - 0
Bing - 1
Google - 1

travel deals
ASK - 1
Google - 1
Bing - 3
Yahoo - 1

 

TXGodzilla




msg:4172564
 1:36 am on Jul 19, 2010 (gmt 0)

Yep, it is all about generating revenue.

itworked




msg:4210967
 8:42 am on Oct 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

Since it has become impossible to buy a 'square' shaped monitor, the fold is much higher than it used to be. This is one of my pet peeves... forcing me to rethink everything, search results, page layout, ad placement, etc.

topr8




msg:4210978
 9:33 am on Oct 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

>>Since it has become impossible to buy a 'square' shaped monitor, the fold is much higher than it used to be.

not sure i agree as monitors are also much bigger than they were say 5 years ago (on average) the height in pixels still exceeds what it was before despite the different shape

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