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sonalk
sonalk • Feb 29, 2008

Full Form of yahoo?

Hi every body...........
i have one quetion in my mind
what is exact full form of YAHOO!??

Plz give ur suggestions??

Thanks 4 ur guidence
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Feb 29, 2008
sonalk
Hi every body...........
i have one quetion in my mind
what is exact full form of YAHOO!??

Plz give ur suggestions??

Thanks 4 ur guidence
Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle.

Always search before you post!
just2rock
just2rock • Feb 29, 2008
Sonalk,
Since I have 1 of my buddies in Bangalre yahoo,1 day he has told me that..it was.. an abbreviation that stands for something like "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle."
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with regards,
Just2rock
friendster7
friendster7 • Mar 2, 2008
Yahoo was originally founded by David Filo and Jerry Yang, Stanford university students, and it started as a student project, a hobby. The two (electrical engineering) students, Filo and Yang, developed the original Internet guide to help them keep track of things that they liked on the Internet. Since they liked more and more things on the Internet their guide was growing in size, eventually, becoming so large that they had to break the subjects down and group them into categories and subcategories.

This was, essentially, the concept behind Yahoo.

The first website that Yang and Filo started was called: "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web" and with time the site was rechristened Yahoo. The meaning of the word according to wikipedia's (a free on-line encyclopedia) definition is: "In Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, a yahoo is a vile and savage creature, filthy and with unpleasant habits, resembling human beings far too closely for the liking of Lemuel Gulliver, who finds the calm and rational society of the Houyhnhnms far preferable. Hence the term "yahoo" has become a general term of insult, much along the lines of "cretin".

The founders insist that the meaning is a number of different things, it is an acronym, it is also a meaning of someone rude… it is their creation.

After some time hundreds of people started to access their website guide, beyond fellow students at Stanford and once the word spread around Yahoo! gained a huge following and an audience reaching thousands of visitors.

Because of its popularity the founders realized that they had a business on their hands and in 1995 the duo incorporated their business and met with some Silicon Valley businessmen. Eventually they connected with Sequoia Capital (Apple Computer, Atari, Oracle) who agreed to fund Yahoo!

Today Yahoo! Is a leading search engine that offers network services to more than 232 million people, monthly..

Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Yahoo! has offices in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia, Canada and the United States.
friendster7
friendster7 • Mar 2, 2008
Yahoo is a portal which has mail, answers chat, groups etc. and Yahoo messenger is the chat program which you download to message your buddies.

Full form of Yahoo is " "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle,"
sonalk
sonalk • Mar 3, 2008
just2rock
Sonalk,
Since I have 1 of my buddies in Bangalre yahoo,1 day he has told me that..it was.. an abbreviation that stands for something like "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle."
Post more
with regards,
Just2rock

Thanks 4 ur help.............

Regards,
Sonalk

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