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Is HotBot Now Direct Hit Powered ?

No evidence of INK at Hotbot today ?



8:32 pm on Aug 29, 2000 (gmt 0)

Has HOTBOT changed over to Direct Hit for SE services ?

I sure hope so since I am now #4 for my key search words,
and it seems very consistent.

I wonder who's next ? Maybe INK is a good short sale?


8:40 pm on Aug 29, 2000 (gmt 0)

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Powered by Direct Hit, Dmoz, and Inktomi in that order. They have had this mix for several months now, I don't think Hotbot will break their partnership, one of the co-founders of Inktomi helped create HotBot.


2:58 pm on Aug 30, 2000 (gmt 0)

I am still wondering if HotBot made a change to DH as there exclusive SE supplier. There used to be the INK logo on the bottom of the search results page along with OD and they are both gone as of yesterday. Anyone heard if INK is out at HOTBOT?



7:03 pm on Aug 30, 2000 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member littleman is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Gil, no they still do use inktomi. If you set the 'Return Results' to 25+ you will se at the bottom "powered by Inktomi."

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