Tag: social search (page 2)

  • Microsoft's Bing Delivers Facebook-Fueled Search Results

    In a move that could potentially mean trouble for Google, Facebook has granted Bing with access to information from its 500+ million user profiles. Adding a social layer to Microsoft's engine marks both sizable expansion for the two giants as well as profound change to the way we search.

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  • Google Includes Facebook Info in Real-Time Search

    By now it’s likely that you’ve either heard about or noticed the Facebook results showing up in Google, and, as the first time the search giant has indexed content from the most popular social network evAR, we think it’s kind of a big deal.

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  • Google to Add Facebook-like Features to Gmail

    Yesterday we reported that Facebook was taking a tiny slice of Google’s pie by adding a webmail feature. Today, it looks like Big G is taking that slice back by adding status updates to Gmail. According to The New York Times, Google is slated to announce some social

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  • Google Social Search Steps into Beta, Challenges Facebook?

    Google has challenged popular networks like Facebook and further blurred the line between social networking and search by graduating their Social Search tool to beta for all Google users.   Keep Tabs On Everything, and Everyone Here’s how it works: First, check out your Google profile. Here’s a shot of mine:

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  • The Social Media Minute 9/26/08

    Social Media moves so fast, its hard to keep up. Here's the week's highlights, in scan-friendly format. This week: - MySpace is Three Times Bigger Than Facebook says Hitwise - Social Search -- not as irrelevant as you think - iPhone vs. Android: SDK Shootout - Grab a Bucket! The 'Ad-Network Bubble' is Bursting!! - Digg to go Multi-lingual and Local - Muxtape Reborn as Embeddable Indie Showcase MySpace is 3 Times as big as Facebook?? According to new figures from Hitwise, MySpace dominates the social networking space in the U.S., with Facebook still a distant second.

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  • Me.dium - BOSS Enabled Crowd-Powered Search

    Their tagline says it all: "Be Social when you surf the web". Me.dium, the social browsing software company, has jumped at the chance to develop a custom search engine based on Yahoo Search BOSS. They call it "Social Search" and claim it's the first crowd-powered search engine to hit

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  • Social Search a Focus at Search Engine Strategies Conference

    If you are a big believer in the benefits of social search, then there's a conference you need to attend -- The Search Engine Strategies Conference in New York, March 17-20, 2008.

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