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The New Live.Com

By - May 07, 2008

Ah, Simplicity. What do you think? Methinks it looks familiar, as all have since Alta Vista days.

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3 thoughts on “The New Live.Com

  1. nmw says:

    There is a quite simple way Microsoft could immediately win users over from Google: Turn off the “nofollow” switch.

    For more sophisticated (advanced) users, it could offer sliders (similar to the sliders) to weight the different “rel” types.

    Either way, this would get me to switch to as my default search engine of choice immediately — “nofollow” was a really stoopid idea (it ranks up there with “miserable failure” as one of the worst mistakes ever made at the Googleplex).

    In the long run, we’re all dead. In the medium term, domain names will become ever more significant. In the short run, fixing the “nofollow” mistake would give Microsoft a great advantage over Google.

  2. Meh, it’s “simple” yet still very ugly.

  3. Free PPC says:

    Live search is cool but Live Video is
    awesome… You can watch video just by
    pointing your mouse.

    NMW, your are right but…

    I don’t think Live will Turn off the “nofollow” switch…

    HopHunt doesn’t have “nofollow” switch.

    Try it below: