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Previous Profile: June 13, 2005
Gataga has just notified TechCrunch of new functionality:
– Gataga photo search (through Flickr)
– Gataga Mobile
The new functionality allows tag searches of flickr images. It works well, if a little slow (give them time, their server has been crushed with users). This is a great addition to the overall tagging meta-search, and hopefully will be integrated with normal searches in the near future.
Our favorite test is to do a search on Selma Hayek, our favorite actress. Here’s the results (remember, just flickr for now):
RSS feeds for searches are avaible. I would like to see the URL change to a set URI for the search as well, an easy fix (allows for posting to the search, emailing, etc.).
If you have a cell phone or mobile device that supports XHTML (WAP 2.0), you can get Gataga results on your mobile device (point your device to gataga.com/m. Technorati and Flickr tags only at the moment, but these guys get new functionality up fast – expect more soon. Screen shots here: