IAC’s (IACI) search engine Ask.com is sponsoring a booth at search engine marketing conference going on right now and it put up a big board that reads:
“My company just gave up on search. Where do I work now? Http://www.ask.com/careers.”
Obviously, the poster is meant to taunt Yahoo (YHOO).
But Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz, who took this photo, makes a good point: hasn’t Ask — which relies on Google search results and ads — given up on search too?
Anyway, anybody paying attention knows that the real answer to this search query is Microsoft, which plans to hire 400 or so Yahoo search engineers.
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