Google Places Should Be Better Than Facebook Graph Search

Google Places Should Be Better Than Facebook Graph Search

readwrite.com
New Google announced Friday that the Google Places data it makes available to app developers will now include Place Summaries, which are hand-curated reviews of the places and businesses listed on Google. This means high-quality information from Google such as Zagat reviews can be easily included in location-based apps. As a...
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gigaom.com
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In an assault on latency, Violin Memory buys GridIron Systems

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allthingsd.com
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searchengineland.com
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thenextweb.com
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www.pcworld.com
Although Facebook's Graph Search isn't available to most users yet, once it rolls out more broadly there won't be any escaping it. That's because, as Quartz points out, Facebook removed the capability to opt out of searches last month, before it announced the new feature. Sam Lessin, a Facebook...
Facebook Graph Search leaves little privacy and no opting out

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techcrunch.com
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Facebook's "Dirty Likes" May Mislead Graph Search Initially, But Facebook Has Other Good Signals, Too

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www.insidefacebook.com
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www.insidefacebook.com
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