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Launched 1998 or earlier
Closed As of 2001 GoTo links to Overture.



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Danny Sullivan (2004): Search Engine Timeline - »02/21/98 - Search engine GoTo debuts its new pay-for-placement service allowing web site owners to bid for placement. Those willing to pay more can appear higher in the search results.« ---------- »06/08/98 - GoTo.com announces that Inktomi has taken over providing the non-paid results at its service. These previously came from the World Wide Web Worm crawler that GoTo.com acquired in 1997.« ---------- »Feb. 1999 - GoTo.com sues the Go Network, alleging that the Go Network logo is too similar to GoTo's own logo.« ---------- »Nov. 1999 - GoTo.com wins a preliminary injunction against Go regarding the Go logo.« Source




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Wikipedia (EN): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoTo.com
Wikipedia (Others): n.a.
     

Other Sources

Danny Sullivan (2004): Search Engine Timeline URL: http://searchenginewatch.com/sew/study/2047866/search-history-articles-search-engine-timeline
Jay Hoffmann: GoTo: The Forgotten Search Engine URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20190120043042/https://thehistoryoftheweb.com/goto-forgotten-search-engine/
Bill Slawski (2005): A Goto.com Time Capsule: Looking at a Four Year Old Vision of Paid Search URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20110726210617/http://www.seobythesea.com/2005/12/a-gotocom-time-capsule-looking-at-a-four-year-old-vision-of-paid-search/
How We Got To GoTo URL: https://web.archive.org/web/20190215202803/http://web.archive.org/web/19980626032310/www.goto.com/about/vision.html




Created: 2013-03-13