New and improved.

New: Yahoo offers personalized movie recommendations.

It’s easy to use and some what addicting. You’re asked to give your approximate age, decide if you watch more art film than mainstream films and grade a few starter films then Yahoo will offer up recommendations for films currently in theatres, films on television and films being released to DVD or Video along with reviews and ratings from critics and Yahoo members.

Chris Sherman thinks the recommendations are quite good. I disagree. Or perhaps there just isn’t anything playing these days that I’m willing to watch.

Improved: Google Deskop is now available in several more languages

A Google Blog post today announced the releases of desktop searches in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Japanese and Korean.

What do these services have in common? Mindshare. The more you’re convinced to use one service the more like you are to hang around and look at their ads.

Susan Esparza is former managing editor at Bruce Clay, Inc., and has written extensively for clients and internal publications. Along with Bruce Clay, she is co-author of the first edition of Search Engine Optimization All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies.
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