joined:June 30, 2000
I just saw something very interesting on GoTo. If you do a search for something they no longer list the Inktomi listings after the paid listings like they used to. If you do a search for a term with no paid listings they give a "Sorry, no matching search listings found" page. They do, however, still have the Inktomi logo on the bottom of the page so this could be a temporary glitch. It appears they don't want people going to the Inktomi pages at all but only to their paid listings. Are they assuming if a person can't find suitable results from one search they will try another search and not go to another engine to try the original search? Or do they feel like they have enough other engines in their pocket that if someone does go somewhere else they will still find GoTo's listings? Very interesting.