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MSN Takes Search Live

So Microsoft has finally launched Live Search 2.0, its long awaited search engine algorithm and user interface upgrade. The last time the software giant revamped search was three years ago, a move that actually resulted in users being unable to access the engine or get meaningful results for the first few days. The company has clearly learned from its mistakes, as Live Search 2.0 is fully functional and packed with improvements like better results for generic terms like "the" in search queries, video thumbnails, and improved relevance overall. But will the changes help stop the slow erosion of Microsoft's share of the search market? This blog author says the giant has just under a month to win users, the search pro community and advertisers over with Live Search 2.0.



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