Whenever we post anything about Yahoo in general we get the “Oh, they’re still around?” level of response from our readers. I suspect that’s because most people who are paying attention aren’t turning to Yahoo for search (although there is still a sizable section of the Internet at large that does, so it shouldn’t be completely ignored, right?).
Well, the Yahoo blog has confirmed some SEO’s worst nightmare by officially announcing the closing of their Yahoo Site Explorer which, for all intents and purposes, has been one of the primary sources of link information for SEO’s.
The blog says