Content recommendation shakeout continues; Yahoo shutters Yahoo Recommends

by Lucia Moses
The content recommendation wars have claimed another casualty. Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Recommends, its 2-year-old widget that puts suggested articles on the bottom of publishers’ pages. Yahoo announced the move on its site with a terse statement saying simply “Yahoo Recommends signups are now closed” and directing visitors to its other products. Yahoo hasn’t replied to a request for comment.Read the full article