Category Archives: search engines

Google Friend Connect

Google Introduces Social Bar http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2009/02/12/google-introduces-social-bar Google Friend Connect http://www.google.com/friendconnect/ Blog example using Google Friend Connect http://blog.go2web20.net/ Xoopit adds Facebook data to Gmail http://arstechnica.com/web/news/2009/02/hands-on-xoopit-pokes-gmail-adds-it-to-facebook.ars I’m not jumping on the bandwagon yet; however, I think Google Friend Connect shows good innovation. In … Continue reading

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Location (Again)

Did Google Just Kill All the Other Mobile Social Networks?http://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2009/02/04/04readwriteweb-did_google_just_kill_all_the_other_mobile_social_.html Google Latitude: Ready to Tell Your Friends (and Google) Where You Are?http://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2009/02/04/04readwriteweb-google_latitude_location_aware.html Google Maps Goes Socialhttp://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/02/04/google-maps-goes-social/?mod=rss_WSJBlog?mod= Tracking Friends the Google Wayhttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB123371579418246547.html Privacy fears over Google trackerhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7872026.stm I still do plan … Continue reading

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Internets: Division through location, langauge

Japanese Social Media Prism http://asiajin.com/blog/2009/01/31/japanese-social-media-prism/ AP IMPACT: Fake 911 calls difficult to prevent http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100121162 Network Neutrality advocates promote the web as the largest source of free information and argue it must remain that way. Promoting network neutrality in 2007, now … Continue reading

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Niche Net

The BBC reported today on efforts to better search results by considering the demographics of the searcher. For example, if the searcher is of a certain ethnicity and searches for a keyword word, the results that other searchers of the … Continue reading

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