Yahoo Adds Fancy Facebook Profiles Into Search Results

Google may be out-riding Yahoo Search in terms of market share, but with applications like Search Monkey and BOSS (Build Your Own Search Service), Yahoo is still attempting to innovate in the search space. On Thursday Yahoo announced a deeper integration with Facebook functionality directly into its search results as part of its SearchMonkey open semantic program.

Now, when you perform search for a person on Yahoo, and if they have a public Facebook profile, a link to that profile will show up in search results, along with a pictures and several actions you can take such as: add them as a friend, "poking" them, sending them a message, and viewing their friends. more 

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