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Informatics A software tool–eg, www.google.com for finding information from various sources online, usually by typing a few keywords. See Keyword. Cf Web crawler.
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Topsy is one of a group of social search engines that appeared about 3 years ago.
The freshman class of social search engines has had a high dropout rate, succumbing to underfunding and flawed business models.
Looking ahead, Marder fully expects hundreds of thousands of social search engines to break on the scene.
To answer this type of question online, a social search engine needs "very different architecture, algorithms, and user interfaces than a search engine based on the library paradigm," according to Horowitz and Kamvar.
However you use the social search engine, you'll find it has created an interesting and potentially powerful new model for information exchange in our online villages.
com is a powerful meta social search engine which combines results from Google, Yahoo
Some topics covered are social networking, social search engines, Twitter, new trends, and Web 3.
Topics discussed include comparisons of social search engines, localized web search, evaluating web search retrieval effectiveness, diversity aware search, search engine interfaces and credibility assessments, and test in "truth" claims in search results.
Additionally, social search engines that use peer-to-peer feedback should be considered for investment.
Emerging social search engines are exciting but limited in that they only let you locate information - not restore it if it was deleted or view it if your cloud service is unavailable," said Rob May, Co-Founder and CEO, Backupify.
com, board reader or a variety of free social search engines and discovery tools like socialmention.

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