Search Industry Celebrates Holiday Season 2007

Dec 12, 2007 • 11:48 am | comments (6) by twitter | Filed Under Search Engine Industry News
 

As you may know, today is the 8th and final day of Chanukah. But we haven't yet discussed our pretty theme that went up last week nor have we highlighted other themes on search engines around the web.

Here's the Search Engine Roundtable Chanukah theme. It will probably go away soon, so take a look at it now.

Search Engine Roundtable Chanukah Theme

Ask.com celebrated Chanukah with a dreidel.

Ask Chanukah Theme

Dogpile is ready to celebrate all three holidays with different themes (you'll need to refresh to see them all). First, the Chanukah theme:

Dogpile Chanukah Theme

Then, the Dogpile Kwanzaa theme:

Dogpile Kwanzaa Theme

And finally, the Dogpile Christmas theme:

Dogpile Christmas Theme

Additionally, Google is adding little touches to differentiate sponsored listings from organic listings with holiday colored highlight bars for all three holidays:

A search for Chanukah yields the following:

Google Adwords Chanukah Theme

A search for Christmas yields the following bar:

Google AdWords Christmas Theme

And finally, search for Kwanzaa and get some color:

Google Adwords Kwanzaa Theme

Festive enough? Discussion continues at Search Engine Roundtable Forums.

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Comments:

Christi Hart

12/12/2007 07:57 pm

Search Google for <a href="http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&rls=GFRC%2CGFRC%3A2006-50%2CGFRC%3Aen&q=used+Motoman+robots" rel="nofollow">used Motoman robots</a> and you get some festive ornaments.

Barry Schwartz

12/12/2007 08:02 pm

As is for this http://www.google.com/search?q=playstation

Dustin Coates

12/12/2007 11:23 pm

Sadly it looks like Google Experimental Search doesn't have any holiday love.

justinm

12/13/2007 10:10 pm

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=christmas+stockings http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=candy+cane

JustinM

12/13/2007 10:12 pm

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=snowman

Barry Schwartz

12/13/2007 11:42 pm

Great additions!

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