And we have a winner! Congrats, Ryan
. Your copy of Yahoo! Hacks
will be on its way later today. Thanks to everyone who played!
The answer I was looking for: February 2005. You can read more about this moment in history here
(my post), or here
. And if you already have Yahoo! Hacks
you'll find the answer on page xiv in the Preface. This launch was a turning-point in my perception of Yahoo!, and of course that release kicked off an entire year of suprising announcements from Yahoo! including acquiring Flickr
, launching Yahoo! 360
, launching My Web
, and acquiring upcoming
among many others.