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Google Directory Demoted


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GoogleGuy Says

PostPosted: March 29, 2004 5:18 PM 

Importance: Medium

GoogleGuy provides a (partial) explanation for the demotion of the Google Directory in terms of prominence.

GoogleGuy Says: [Link to quote]

quotations, I wish. :) rfgdxm1, the directory is now an extra click away under the "more>>" section. When we stacked up overall clicks on the directory tab, directory descriptions, and the directory category at the top of searches against the overall screen real estate that it took, I think the clickthrough on the directory-based items was lower overall.

I wouldn't say that we've made any permanent decisions, but for now reaching the directory will take that extra click on the "more>>" link.

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