Here are the top search stories of the month for January 2007. Of course there is still a week left in the month, but should there be some blockbusting news in the final week, we’ll just update our list. 🙂
January has been a fairly eventful month, here are the biggest stories of the month in the world of search.
#7. Yahoo acquires blog community site, MyBloglog
#6. Google updates ring in 2007
#5. Google Blacklist Contains Confidential Information – User Data is leaked
#4. Microsoft looks to compete with Google Analytics by launching free analytics dubbed “Gatineau”
#3. The Open Directory Project arises back from the dead as DMOZ begins accepting directory submissions again
#2. Yahoo Index Update – SERP titles are affected, spam sites are targeted and site owners begin to panic.
#1. Wikipedia targets SEO spammers and implements no follow on outbound links
Yahoo narrowly missed the top spot for a second consecutive month. Yahoo has been quite active to start 2007. Could they be positioning themselves for a merger perhaps?