The Google Directory seems to have dropped the option to search within the directory.
If you visit the Google Directory the only search box you will see is a “Google search” box. A week or two ago it was a “Search Directory” button, but that is now gone. Google is even missing the search within directory feature on the inside pages of the Google Directory.
Here are before and after pictures:
Google Directory Home Before:
Google Directory Home Now:
Google Directory Inside Page Before:
Google Directory Inside Page Now:
Google has not yet been reachable for a statement on why this was changed.
Hat tip to splogger.ru for spotting this and sending this our way.
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