Posts tagged with Search Engine

Start Me Up! A profile of WeSEE

In the UK search is a one-man show, with Google hoovering up around 90% of the market while Bing and Yahoo battle it out for the rest.

So it takes a brave man to start a company that aims to take on Eric Schmidt and co at their own game.

But as co-founder and CMO of WeSEE, Adrian Moxley has risen to the challenge. His startup has created a visual search engine by using image recognition technology to classify pictures and photos across the social web. 

I spoke to Moxley to find out more...

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Zugu: site review

Zugu is a flight search engine launched recently by Cheapflights Media. 

There are already plenty of flight search engines, so has Zugu done enough to stand out in a crowded market? I've been having a look at the new site and I've also added some user testing videos to see how others have found the site... 

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Twitter promotes search on its new homepage

Twitter has launched a revamped version of its homepage, with the aim of emphasising the role of the site as a search tool, and appealing to new visitors. 

According to Biz Stone on the company blog the aim is to demonstrate 'the power of Twitter as a discovery engine for what is happening right now through our search and trends'. 

New Twitter homepage

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How well is your brand being Bing'd?

Now that the world has had a bit of time to get used to Bing in all its glory, we've been giving some thought to what new opportunities it could present to brands.

As somebody who spends a lot of time talking with organisations about how they can make the best of Social Media opportunities (but who also has a long history in the world of search) it's very exciting to see a brand new search engine. And not just a search engine; this appears to be a major shake-up in the world of search results.

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Twitter may become a search engine after all

In my opinion, Twitter, in its current form, isn't a search engine. The idea that Twitter could be a threat to Google is overblown.

But that doesn't mean that Twitter can't become a search engine. That scenario is looking more likely.

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Is Twitter a search engine?

What is Twitter? "A microblogging service" doesn't quite fit right. Maybe because that just doesn't sound as cool as Twitter.

A growing number of people are suggesting that Twitter is a search engine. As I was going through my feeds today, I came across several posts discussing just that. This is officially a meme.

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