social search

  • Hover For A Rec: Google Updates +1 Button To Show Related Content On Your Website

    Hover For A Rec: Google Updates +1 Button To Show Related Content On Your Website

    Well it looks like Google just can’t wait for the start of its Developer Conference tomorrow to begin sharing news. It’s been a while since we’ve seen any development of the company’s now ubiquitous “+1″ button, but beginning soon, your +1s are going to get a whole lot more useful (and creepy?). Tonight, Google announced via the Google+ Developers Blog that… Read More

  • Owning Your Content In Search: Google Now Makes It Easier To Link Your Website To G+

    Owning Your Content In Search: Google Now Makes It Easier To Link Your Website To G+

    Last year, Google announced an initiative to give authors on the Web greater ownership over their content and more visibility in search. Unfortunately, up to this point, the authentication process has been fairly convoluted. Rick DeJarnette’s post last week illustrates that clearly. There are a lot of steps and blog platforms like WordPress, for example, require additional configuration… Read More

  • Wajam Brings Its Enhanced Social Search Results To Bing and Yahoo

    Wajam Brings Its Enhanced Social Search Results To Bing and Yahoo

    As all the major search engines continue to add social search features to their feature line-up, it can often look as if there isn’t any space left for startups in this space. Wajam begs to differ. The Montreal-based company is probably one of the most ambitious players in the social search market right now and after launching its latest efforts for Google last month, it is now ready… Read More

  • Wajam’s Updated Social Search Takes On Google’s “Search, Plus Your World”

    Wajam’s Updated Social Search Takes On Google’s “Search, Plus Your World”

    Ever since it launched earlier this year, Google’s “Search Plus Your World” initiative has been heavily criticized for favoring results from its own social network over those from larger and more popular services like Facebook and Twitter. Even though Google’s focus on Google+ is keeping the market open for competition, social search isn’t exactly an easy field… Read More

  • Bitly Rolls Out New Enterprise Dashboard, Providing Better Access To The Real-Time Social Web

    Bitly Rolls Out New Enterprise Dashboard, Providing Better Access To The Real-Time Social Web

    Popular link-shortening service Bit.ly is today announcing the launch of Bitly Enterprise 2.0, a new version of its enterprise-friendly dashboard. The Bitly Enterprise platform, which helps businesses with multiple social media accounts monitor the impacts of their content’s distribution, will now include the first production release of the company’s brand-new search… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang on Google+

    Gillmor Gang 7.30.11 (TCTV)

    The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — covered the gamut between Google+ and well, Google+. The new social platform continues to delight and confound the early adopters in record numbers. @scobleizer remains optimistic that the search giant will roll out filtering features to cut down on the noise of squids, kittens, and well, Scoble… Read More

  • Bing Likes Facebook

    Bing Likes Facebook

    Today, Facebook and Microsoft deepened their existing relationship around search. At an event in Silicon Valley, both companies announced a new phase in their partnership, especially as it relates to social search. Bing will be adding more Facebook social data into its main search results. Starting today, if you do a search on Bing, it will try to recognize your Facebook account through… Read More