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How Facebook Graph Search will ignite a search revolution

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Facebook's Graph Search is the future of search. Even before Google was a verb, the search engine Holy Grail was to deliver you the most relevant search results despite not knowing who you were and what exactly you were looking for. Now Facebook can stop guessing who you are--because...
How Facebook Graph Search will ignite a search revolution
Bing It On: Microsoft Claims 2:1 Users Prefer Bing's Search Results Over Google's In Blind Test

Panama Creates a Vocal Community

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Panama provides a way to leave and receive free voice messages. Users can send the voice messages person-to-person with a voice app, post them on a public microblogging format or even post their Panama messages to other services such as Facebook and Twitter. Sponsor "Panama's ambition is to host world's...
Panama Creates a Vocal Community

Weekly Search & Social News: 06/08/2010

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Testing 1-2-3 is this thing on?? It’s time for another edition with ‘7 Days of Search and Social‘ – it was a great week out there last week my friend. There were lots of great posts, videos and of course my fav, patents (Google at least) to keep this geek...
Weekly Search & Social News: 06/08/2010

Path shows Facebook how to do social search right

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An update to the social-networking app lets users search their moments in clever ways. [Read more]...
Path shows Facebook how to do social search right

Bing Brings Its Revamped Social Sidebar To The iPad and iPad Mini

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A few days ago, Bing rolled out its redesigned social sidebar for the desktop and the company just announced that it is now also bringing this new design to its search results pages on the iPad. The new social sidebar – one of the marquee features of Microsoft’s search engine...
Bing Brings Its Revamped Social Sidebar To The iPad and iPad Mini

Bing Integrates With New Klout 'Experts' To Provide Human Powered Answers In Main Search Results

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From Yahoo! to Facebook to Quora, social sites have been struggling to leverage the Q&A  format successfully. Today Klout officially enters the ‘social answers’ space with a unique proposition, integration with Bing search — outside of the social search bar and into a big bold... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Bing Integrates With New Klout 'Experts' To Provide Human Powered Answers In Main Search Results

Microsoft’s newly redesigned, more social search engine Bing now publicly available in the US

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Less than twelve hours after it pushed life the Windows 8 Release Preview, Microsoft has today followed up with another launch, this time the out of its overhauled Bing search engine in the US, with its new three-column design and added social features. The public release comes two weeks after Microsoft...
Microsoft’s newly redesigned, more social search engine Bing now publicly available in the US

20 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

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It’s that time again — time to tap into all the tips, tricks, apps, and expert advice that may have flown under your radar this past week. We’ve corralled these must-reads into one handy list for your browsing convenience.This edition is ripe with valuable info, including the biggest trends...
20 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

Bing talks about Twitter search deal at SXSW [video]

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Aya Zook, a Microsoftie focused on Bing, sat down with VentureBeat at South By Southwest today for a brief interview. We got to chat about why the Bing team is scouring Austin for people and ideas, how Bing measures search quality, and how its exclusive deals with Twitter and...
Bing talks about Twitter search deal at SXSW [video]

TNW Pick of the Day: Resultly lets you set real-time alerts for almost anything on the Web

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It’s been more than a year since we first caught up with Resultly, a real-time social search engine which founder and CEO Ilya Beyrak confessed at the time was difficult to explain what it does. Indeed, you have to use it to appreciate what it really does. But at its...
TNW Pick of the Day: Resultly lets you set real-time alerts for almost anything on the Web

Can the Web Depend on Facebook? Ongoing API Outage Concerns Developers

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The Facebook OpenGraph Search API is experiencing an outage that began last night somewhere between 7 PM EST and 8 PM EST, as best we can tell. After receiving a tip from a Facebook developer who noticed that his social search engine built on top of the Facebook platform stopped...
Can the Web Depend on Facebook? Ongoing API Outage Concerns Developers

Facebook affirms its privacy commitment with national campaign

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Facebook is teaming up with the nation's attorneys general to launch a public awareness campaign aimed at keeping young people safer on the site.The effort, which includes public service announcements and other informational resources, comes as the social network faces mounting pressure both to better educate teenagers on how...
Facebook affirms its privacy commitment with national campaign

Bing Adds Foursquare Tips To Its Social Sidebar

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Microsoft just added results from Foursquare to its social sidebar on Bing. This, says Microsoft, is the first time the company has added a new sidebar integration since it launched its Bing redesign earlier this year. This new integration will bring tips and recommendations from Foursquare to the social sidebar...
Bing Adds Foursquare Tips To Its Social Sidebar

Corporate America's next creative consultants? College kids on MindSumo

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When big companies want new ideas, they typically turn to outside consulting and innovation firms. But MindSumo, a startup backed by Google Ventures, wants them to tap the creativity of college kids. Launched by three co-founders who weren’t in college so long ago themselves, the startup provides an online marketplace...
Corporate America's next creative consultants? College kids on MindSumo
Social: Path Wants To Become Your Social Search Engine
Larry Page wants 'great love' for Google, says its future depends on knowing more about you

Google’s Acquhire Binge

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What do collaboration toolmaker AppJet, social search manager Aardvark and email search appmaker reMail have in common? A trio of little startups, they were all recently acquired by Google after being founded by former Google employees. So now those founders are returning to the nest — to work on similar...
Google’s Acquhire Binge

Topsy Pro Analytics Lets Users Analyze Over 100 Billion Tweets From The Last 2+ Years

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Topsy, the popular social search engine, has released a powerful new feature for marketers today deemed Topsy Pro Analytics. Different than the basic analytics offerings announced last year, the new Pro Analytics will allow users to see view and analyze more than 100 billion  Tweets over the past... Please visit...
Topsy Pro Analytics Lets Users Analyze Over 100 Billion Tweets From The Last 2+ Years

Yahoo Could Pose A Problem For Facebook If It Tries To Enforce Its 1,000+ Patents

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Yahoo has 1,100 patents in social, search, and display advertising. Facebook, which is about to file for an IPO, could be violating a whole bunch of them, Eric Jackson writes for The Street. An undervalued part of the company, Yahoo's patents have forced deals from Google and Microsoft in the...
Yahoo Could Pose A Problem For Facebook If It Tries To Enforce Its 1,000+ Patents

Facebook Takes On Google, But Private, Personalized, Social Search Has No Clear Winner Yet

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Facebook launched Graph Search today, its own version of a private, personalized social search engine. It’s somewhat of a competitor to Google’s “Search Plus Your World” – Google’s more recent take on blending personal data with that of the greater web. Although Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was careful to frame...
Facebook Takes On Google, But Private, Personalized, Social Search Has No Clear Winner Yet

Study reveals that social search is largely about food, and Italian leads the pack [Graphic]

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I have to admit that I’ve been a bit of a skeptic when it comes to the idea of social search. I just don’t know that, outside of my group of close friends, I trust other people in my social graph to make good decisions. But a study from Roamz...
Study reveals that social search is largely about food, and Italian leads the pack [Graphic]

Chocolate Social/Search Marketing: "Who Sent Me Chocolates?"

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Yesterday, I received a package all the way from the United Kingdom. It was a chocolate bar but it was packaged differently. The cover around the bar had a personalized message to me that read: Hey Barry, We wanted to send you a treat to introduce ourselves! To find out...
Chocolate Social/Search Marketing: "Who Sent Me Chocolates?"

Facebook Search Could Actually Be Great for Google (Why? Antitrust.)

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Please see the disclosure about Facebook in my ethics statement. Because it’s barely launched yet and not fully fleshed out, financial analysts are saying today that they don’t see Facebook’s new search product as a big competitor to Google, for now. But the fact that Facebook has finally made its...
Facebook Search Could Actually Be Great for Google (Why? Antitrust.)

Communicators, Take Note: The Deplorable State Of Social Search Is Changing

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The rate at which people share information (profound and profane alike) on sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube is staggering. 137 million status updates per day appear on Facebook, 230 million tweets are shared per day on Twitter and 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute... Please...
Communicators, Take Note: The Deplorable State Of Social Search Is Changing

Scopely Hires Former Zynga GM Reed Shaffner To Lead Its Product Team

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Mobile gaming startup Scopely has signed on former Zynga general manager Reed Shaffner to lead its product team. Shaffner will oversee games from Scopely’s developer partners as well as its infrastructure. Based in Los Angeles, Scopely was launched in 2011 to help independent mobile game developers optimize their products for...
Scopely Hires Former Zynga GM Reed Shaffner To Lead Its Product Team

Social Search, Brand Engagement and Data Analysis of Social Networks - PeopleBrowsr.com

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Social Search, Brand Engagement and Data Analysis of Social Networks - PeopleBrowsr.com

Wajam Partners With Shopping.com To Add Comparison Shopping To Its Social Search Engine

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Wajam, one of the most promising players in social search besides Google and Microsoft, today announced that it is partnering with Shopping.com to add comparison shopping to its social search results. With this, the browser plugin now goes beyond just showing you relevant social media posts from your friends when...
Wajam Partners With Shopping.com To Add Comparison Shopping To Its Social Search Engine

In Chomp Apple Gains A Social Search Engine For Apps

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Reported first by TechCrunch last night, Apple has paid a reported (but unconfirmed) $50 million for Chomp and its roughly 20 employees. Chomp offers both iOS and Android apps and a desktop site and is dedicated to solving the problem of app discovery. It can either be described as a...
In Chomp Apple Gains A Social Search Engine For Apps
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