YAHOO! is bringing in some new search enhancements for YAHOO! Sports and YAHOO! News. Although the news was reported on April Fools, YAHOO!’s Tricia Stream told Web Pro News that it’s “no joke.” She said that the company’s “continued innovation in search and the benefits of weaving compelling search experiences throughout the Yahoo! network.”
“Our new layout and useful features help people quickly find what they’re looking for and easily explore related topics that matter to them,” said Stream.
For YAHOO! Sports, they’ve added related search suggestions that are related to your keyword search, like rival teams and popular athletes. You will be able to filter and enhance the results pages for images and videos, popular sports search topics and new rich results with shortcuts that will showcase the most useful information ranging from what the company calls “Web of Things’ for key sports categories and sports-related news results.
With YAHOO! News, they’ve added new things to the search results pages, which includes a filtering tool for specific news sources, time-based filtering, related news search suggestions, scrollable image results and rich shorts for relevant, timely tweets and key news topics.