Open Directory Project

Google Officially Stops Using DMOZ For Source Of Search Results Snippets

According to an announcement by Google, they will no longer be using the Open Directory Project (DMOZ) title and descriptions as one of their sources of the search results snippets. DMOZ was officially shut down on March 17th.  Since the directory isn’t being actively maintained anymore, Google decided that they would stop using the DMOZ titles and descriptions in …

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RIP DMOZ: The Open Directory Project Is Closing

The Open Directory Project that uses human editors to organize websites, otherwise known as DMOZ, is finally closing.  This closing marks the end of that period of time when humans tried organizing the web. The news came in an announcement via a notice  that’s being shown on the homepage of the DMOZ site.  It says that it …

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