Yahoo's Marissa Mayer unveils redesigned homepage

By Shawn Knight · 13 replies
Feb 20, 2013
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  1. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to the company’s official blog earlier today to announce a new homepage design. The executive describes the redesign as a more modern experience that’s more intuitive and personal that’ll help bring you the very best...

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,717   +857

    Yeah, but it's still Yahoo. :p
    mevans336 likes this.
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    And it's still way too cluttered for my liking.
    captainawesome and hammer2085 like this.
  4. For me it looks plain and simple and not as functional. I find it funny, as computing devices get more powerful we see more basic and simple designs.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Basic & simple is good.
  6. treeski

    treeski TS Evangelist Posts: 990   +233

    I don't see how making things less cluttered equates to less functional.
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I've have never used Yahoo and that'll probably continue.
  8. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,871   +1,291

    There's nothing more useless than a "trending now" section. Why do I care what a bazillion celebrity-worshiping morons are obsessed with? Instead of that, how about some local weather? And what exactly is the "watch the show" link for? Some context would've been nice.
  9. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,318

    I hate this. Its too much text plastered onto a blank white background.
    avoidz likes this.
  10. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    No thanks.

    Also, nice job aping Google Now's info cards. :confused:
  11. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Use a script to make it how you like it lol

    People still use the old youtube layouts via scripts. I've seen some for various sites

    That's been there for years. Even techspot has a trending section

    Idk what website you're using, I see a local weather section right under it

    What's even better is that there a My Yahoo page (been there for a while also) that you can choose to make your homepage instead and customize it to how you want it also :|
  12. avoidz

    avoidz TS Guru Posts: 460   +56

    Yes, it's that same "clean" design aesthetic crap that continues to ruin the user interface experience.
  13. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Maybe I shot my mouth off too quickly. I guess I'll give it a try one of these days.
  14. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 820   +344

    I notice how nobody has so far mentioned just how bloody similar, almost exactly the same, just with a few simple tweaks as Microsofts MSN page it is.

    Y'ronna, exhibit A)


    Move the News, Sport, Etc. tabs to a sidebar and left align the search bar, then tell me how big a difference there is.

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