Andy Beal of Marketing Pilgrim has an exclusive write up on the cat & mouse game between Yahoo and Google to win over the search boxes of users who are installing Yahoo Messenger and Google Toolbar.
Andy looks at Yahoo’s questionable tactics and what Google is doing to deflect them:
The power struggle between Yahoo and Google for your desktop just took an evil turn, with evidence that suggests Yahoo is covertly trying to switch Google search users without their explicit permission….
Is Yahoo deliberately using old-school spyware tactics to try and win new users, are they that desperate?
Read the full story, experience and screenshots at Andy’s post;