Yahoo Redesigns Search to Be More ‘Modern’


Yahoo unveiled a new look for its search page on Wednesday, marking the first major update to search since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO nearly a year ago.

The redesign, which Yahoo describes as more “modern,” introduces a cleaner look and a new navigation bar at the top of the page that is reminiscent of Google’s search page. Here’s a GIF of the search page before and after the redesign, which Yahoo fittingly posted to Tumblr, the social network it recently acquired for more than $1 billion:

Yahoo also says it has made some “under-the-hood” changes to speed up page load time. That said, most of the changes to the page are on the surface, as the search engine itself is powered by Microsoft. Yahoo plans to roll out more changes to the search experience in the coming months. “Today’s news is just our first step,” it said.

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Under Mayer’s leadership, Yahoo has been rolling out updates to its products at a more rapid pace. In recent months, the company has redesigned its homepage, re-launched its flagship app, updated its mail app, introduced a new weather app and announced a massive overhaul of its photo-sharing service Flickr

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