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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Collection of quotes about the Yahoo! Directory

This post is a collection of quotes about the Yahoo! Directory. There are 4 quotes listed below. License: CC BY-SA 3.0


1. "In January 1994, Yang and Filo were electrical engineering graduate students at Stanford University, when they created a website named 'Jerry and David's guide to the World Wide Web. The site was a human-edited web directory..." (Wikipedia: Yahoo!, 2.27.23 UTC 10:33)


2. "In 1995, a search engine function, called Yahoo Search, was introduced. This allowed users to search Yahoo! Directory." (Wikipedia: Yahoo!, 2.27.23 UTC 10:33)


3. "Users could browse thousands of listings which were organized in 7 or more tiers. For example, if a user was looking for a site on chess they might follow a path such as: recreation -> games -> board games -> chess." (Wikipedia: Yahoo! Directory, 11.24.22 UTC 23: 53)


4. "On September 26, 2014, Yahoo! announced that it would be closing the directory on December 31, 2014." (Wikipedia: Yahoo! Directory, 11.24.22 UTC 23: 53)