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Bing and Yahoo crawling, do i need both?

12:02 pm on Sep 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Since i believe Yahoo search results are now powered by Bing, is there much point in allowing yahoo-bot to crawl my site, is it actually serving a purpose or just eating bandwidth?

8:30 pm on Sept 6, 2011 (gmt 0)

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I wonder this, too.

My take is that yahoo is only using bing in certain coutries and in any case for a limited period of time. By letting them crawl I'm hoping that they are refining their own algorithms and when their divorce comes around we may have a good engine again.

Well, I can dream, can't I? :)

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