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Yahoo’s Birthday Is Today

    March 2, 2012
    Chris Crum
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Yahoo turned 17 today.

According to Barry Schwartz, the cupcakes pictured below are being given out at Yahoo today (Jennifer Davies posted the image to Flickr):

Yahoo Cupcakes

Here’s some Twitter celebration:

Happy 17th Birthday Yahoo! @YahooInc 1 hour ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Yahoo! : 17 and counting. Working @ Yahoo! : 8.5 and counting. Happy 17th Birthday, Yahoo!. #bleedpurple 23 minutes ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Happy 17th Birthday, @Yahoo! Thanks for making me feel older today as I remember back to the Internet before you arrived. 27 minutes ago via Buffer ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Happy 17th birthday @Yahoo – you’re almost legal. #yahoo 43 minutes ago via Echofon ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Happy Birthday Yahoo! Almost an adult. 17 yrs. http://t.co/xjNkUR5Q 56 minutes ago via Photos on iOS ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Yahoo’s 17th birthday party. I made this cake. http://t.co/qK1RZSw1 1 hour ago via Photos on iOS ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Happy 17th Birthday Yahoo! @YahooInc 45 minutes ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

It’s also Dr. Seuss’ birthday, as Yahoo is happy to point out:

Happy Birthday, Dr. #Seuss! Searches this month on @Yahoo for “Dr. Seuss birthday” R up 3,997% & searches 4 “Dr. Seuss books” are up 1,627%. 6 hours ago via HootSuite ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Happy birthday to Dr. Seuss! We loved his books when we were youths. If you had to name it, which is your favorite? http://t.co/qB9LXYUy 7 hours ago via Social Publisher ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Looks good!! Happy Birthday! How to Make Green Eggs and Ham on Yahoo! – http://t.co/gTn9Frn4 3 minutes ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Apparently, Yahoo is sendint out a lot of other birthday wishes too:

Yahoo’s 17th birthday party. I made this cake. http://t.co/qK1RZSw1 1 hour ago via Photos on iOS ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

I would like to thank Yahoo for sending me an email to remind me it’s my birthday tomorrow, I almost forgot… 3 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Sleepover birthday Ideas? – Yahoo! Answers http://t.co/xG7kXCTX 2 minutes ago via twitterfeed ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Oh yeah a month until my birthday yahoo 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

  • Anand

    I did not use yahoo search engine from 2008-2011. Since three months I prefer to use Yahoo. In the past, I could find in Google what I am searching for (usually the third,forth,.. , seventh displayed result). Now, ….. I really love Wikipedia, but usually the stuff in Wikipedia is not what I am looking for :(. I don’t know why I was not using yahoo in the past although the quality of the results are comparable with the old good Google and now even better than the new updated Google.