Google's SearchMash Is Now A "Dinosaur"

Dec 4, 2008 - 8:32 am 0 by
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Remember Google's SearchMash? The search engine they used to test wild and fun stuff for advanced search features? Well, as TechCrunch noted a week or so ago, Google stopped the testing at SearchMash.com.

Now if you go to http://searchmash.com/ you will see this message:

SearchMash Dead

Why did Google kill it? Well, maybe it had to do with Google launching SearchWiki a few days prior? Maybe it has to do with Google cutting costs or maybe something else.

There didn't seem to be an official response from Google on why it is missing. But we can make our own assumptions.

Forum discussion at DigitalPoint Forums.

Update: WebmasterWorld had a thread the day it went down and I missed it somehow! Not sure how. :)

 

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