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What's the Future of Search?

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Liz O'Neill Dennison

My fourth grade computer class was pretty much the best thing about 1997. We spent half of the class immersed in "educational" games like Zoombinis (h...

Twitter Search Gets Big Upgrade

Craig Kanalley | Posted 02.08.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Right on cue: Less than one month after Facebook search was revamped, Twitter's search has done the same. The competition between the social networks ...

Graph Search Optimization: What Facebook's Social Search Means for Brands

Max Gladwell | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology
Max Gladwell

With the introduction of Facebook Graph Search, brands with multiple locations will soon find their Facebook strategy turned on its head. Which is to say that the value of marketing on Facebook is about to shift dramatically from the brand level to the local level.

Google +1: Facebook, You've Been "Checked"

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Yesterday, Google announced the arrival of +1, a tool that adds an element of social networking to the company's search engine. If you think it bears any similarity to Facebook's "Like" button, you are not alone.

A Search Engine For Your Social Life Online

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--ever...

Google Search Gets More Social

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Social Search feature just got a shot in the arm. When Google debuted this search tool in 2009, the service was designed to enhance your Goo...

Bing Upgrades Search With A Hand From Facebook

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. is hoping its Bing search engine can gain more ground on Google with a little more help from Facebook and its ot...

The biggest threat to Google might be your friends

Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kevin Grandia and Tim Kolke

Finding good information on the web can be pretty frustrating. Google, of course, has made this a lot easier but even then you regularly find that s...

Google Social Search Unveiled | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google today rolled out Social Search within the Google Labs site. Google announced the new experimental search tool at last week's Web 2.0 Summit. ...