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  • OneRiot's 'Social Interest Score' Defines Mobile Audience Segments For Advertisers


    As we wrote earlier this year, OneRiot launched a social targeting service for mobile ads, that offers highly targeted ads within mobile apps. Similar to Klout’s social influence score, OneRiot has developed a “social interest score” to define mobile audience segments based on social interest categories. With the new social targeting service, OneRiot allows advertisers to… Read More

  • OneRiot Rolls Out Social Targeting Service For Mobile Ads

    As we’ve written in the past, OneRiot recently switched its business model; shutting down its search portal and focusing exclusively on monetizing via its realtime advertising network. Today, the startup is launching a social targeting service for mobile ads, that the company claims offers highly targeted ads within mobile apps. By way of history, OneRiot first ventured into the… Read More

  • The Realtime Switch: OneRiot Transitions Search Partners To Topsy

    We wrote last week of realtime search startup OneRiot’s move to recharge its business model; shutting down its search portal and focusing exclusively on its advertising network. Prior to this shift, OneRiot had released a search API to allow partners to integrate realtime search into their applications. Today, the startup is announcing that it has transitioned its search partners to… Read More

  • Celebrity Geo-Stalking In Real-Time. Finally. JustSpotted Launches Next Week

    In the age of location updates, status updates, and tweets, it’s a wonder that more people aren’t out there stalking celebrities. I mean, people were doing that long before any of these services existed, and these new tools make it significantly easier. And now comes another new tool to make celebrity real time tracking even easier: JustSpotted. Obviously, they’re not… Read More

  • Following Layoffs, OneRiot Ditches Realtime Search Portal To Focus On Ad Network

    Realtime social search site¬†OneRiot has had a tumultuous couple of months. In August, the company succumbed to layoffs and restructured its executive board, with Tobias Peggs, formerly President in charge of Strategy, Sales, Distribution and Marketing, taking on the CEO role. CEO and Tesla board Director Kimbal Musk left his role as CEO and became Chairman of the company. After a hard look at… Read More

  • Layoffs, Reshuffle at OneRiot

    Social search site OneRiot just announced layoffs and staff restructuring on its company blog, in a post entitled “Welcome to the future, it’s coming fast.” Now, being agile also necessitates making some tough decisions too, if they are the right thing for the company right now. Unfortunately, today, we have had to let a handful of well respected colleagues go. This is a… Read More

  • Real Time Search Engine OneRiot Taps Into The Google Buzz Firehose


    Real time search engine OneRiot is now tapping into Google Buzz. So now, content shared on Buzz will now be indexed in realtime search results available through OneRiot’s API and the the third party developers who build apps on top of the search engine’s API. Realtime search results will now be incorporating what is being shared most by Buzz users. This also means that the… Read More

  • OneRiot's Realtime Search API Now Indexing Facebook Likes And Shared Content


    Unsurprisingly, real time search engine OneRiot is now tapping into Facebook’s recently launched Open Graph API. So now, actions made by Facebook users who publicly share links on their profiles or like stories across the web will now be indexed in realtime search results available through OneRiot’s API and the the third party developers who build apps on top of the search… Read More

  • OneRiot Leaves Beta With A New Engine To Find Trending Topics Before They're Trending

    OneRiot Leaves Beta With A New Engine To Find Trending Topics Before They're Trending

    It was almost exactly a year ago when OneRiot launched its realtime search engine. At the time, the playing field was much different. “Realtime” was just emerging as a hot buzz word, and Twitter had about half of the features that it has now. Facebook had just started going realtime, and I’d argue that FriendFeed was still the actual king of realtime (obviously, this was… Read More

  • OneRiot's Realtime Ad Network RiotWise Goes Self-Service For Advertisers

    Last year, OneRiot ventured into the advertising world with RiotWise, an ad format which places content in an emphasized position in their realtime feed. The search engine also launched a pilot program of RiotWise Trending Ads, a stream of ads that correspond to trending topics as they emerge across the social web, that has since been integrated into the search engine’s API. And the… Read More

  • OneRiot's New Realtime Search API Served Up With A Side Of Revenue

    OneRiot's New Realtime Search API Served Up With A Side Of Revenue

    Last summer, realtime search engine OneRiot was one of the first engines to debut an API to allow developers to integrated OneRiot’s search results into their applications. Less than a year later, OneRiot is seeing 97 percent of its total searches coming through its API. Today, OneRiot is rolling out a new version of its search API, which includes support for for RiotWise, OneRiot’s… Read More

  • OneRiot's Realtime Ad Network RiotWise Now Open To The Masses

    OneRiot’s recently ventured into the advertising world with RiotWise, an ad format which places content in an emphasized position in their realtime feed. A few weeks ago, the realtime search engine launched a pilot program of RiotWise Trending Ads, a stream of ads that correspond to trending topics as they emerge across the social web. And today, after partnering with select iPhone… Read More

  • Taptu iPhone app gets real-time search with OneRiot

    Taptu, the mobile search engine, announced a partnership with OneRiot last month to provide real time search results in their mobile-friendly web site. This worked from any mobile client, not just the iPhone. But one of the points of using a smartphone is the use of native applications. Today Taptu announced that they’ve rolled the real-time search results into their iPhone app. Read More

  • OneRiot Monetizes What's Hot On The Web With Realtime Trending Ads

    We recently wrote about OneRiot’s foray into the advertising world, RiotWise, which places content in an emphasized position in their realtime feed. Because people are becoming more and more interested in realtime search and getting access to information that is going on right now, OneRiot believes in the strong potential of serving relevant ads beside results. Today, the realtime… Read More

  • MySpace Launches New Set Of Realtime APIs With Google, OneRiot And Groovy

    MySpace is today launching a brand new suite of APIs that will allow third-party developers to tap oodles of data that gets published on the social network, in real-time, on the fly. MySpace COO Mike Jones debuted the new set of APIs on stage at the Le Web conference this morning, showcasing some initial services from launch partners. The most important one to debut today is the Real-Time… Read More

  • Taptu + OneRiot = realtime mobile search

    Taptu, the mobile search engine, is announcing today that they’re using the OneRiot search API to provide realtime search results to mobile devices at their touch-friendly mobile web page. The realtime search results will eventually make their way into the Taptu iPhone app. Full press release inside! Read More

  • Yahoo To Launch Real Time Search, Too

    Not wanting to be left completely behind, Yahoo will soon launch their own real time search engine too. But unlike Microsoft and Google, they won’t be partnering with Twitter and Facebook directly for the data (perhaps memories of their ill-fated blog search engine from 2005 linger). Instead, we’ve heard, they’ll work with one of the existing real time search engines. If… Read More

  • OneRiot Believes It Has A Way To Monetize The Realtime Web With RiotWise

    If you’re reading this, you clearly use the Internet. And if you use the Internet, you clearly know Google AdSense. It’s pretty much everywhere (even on this site in places). But as much as Google would like you to believe they are serving up ads that users want to click on because they are relevant, these are still ads, and most people do not want to click on them. OneRiot’s… Read More

  • Collecta Releases Its Real-Time Search API; OneRiot Responds With A Challenge

    It’s the battle of the real-time search APIs. This morning Collecta released an API in beta for developers who want to integrate real-time search results into their Web apps. To try to spark interest in the API, it has put up a ChallengePost offering a 15-inch Macbook Pro (retail value $1,699) to whoever comes up with the best mashup. Meanwhile, competitor OneRiot is trying to… Read More

  • As Other Real-Time Search Engines Fizzle, OneRiot Gets Some Early Traction

    While there have been many real-time search engine launches over the past few months (Scoopler, Topsy, Collecta, CrowdEye), most of them so far have fizzled (see Google Website Trends chart above). After an initial burst of curiosity, interest tends to dive. One exception, however, is OneRiot, which appears to be gaining some early traction in the real-time search race. This race has just… Read More