social search

Gen Z social app Yubo rolls out age ‘estimating’ technology to better identify minors using its service

Yubo, a social livestreaming app popular with a Gen Z audience, announced today it’s becoming one of the first major social platforms to adopt a new age verification technique that uses live ima

Twitter is rolling out a feature to make it easier to search a user’s tweets

Some Twitter users on iOS are starting to get access to a feature that makes it easy to search an individual user’s tweets. For those with access, when you navigate to a user’s profile, yo

Google Search update will provide more context about websites, including descriptions and what others say

Google is making a change to its search results with the goal of improving the media literacy of online users. The company is expanding the capabilities of its “About this Result” feature,

Emojivision app turns your iPhone’s camera into a real-time emoji painting machine

Your iPhone is capable of some impressive feats of computational photography, and a new app created by developer Gabriel O’Flaherty-Chan shows one way all that power can be put to creative use.

Good Riddance To Social Search

Remember how not too long ago the future of search -- at least according to the big search engines -- was social search? Today, you'd be hard-pressed to find any mention of social search on Google or

Bing Renews Its Firehose Deal With Twitter

Microsoft today announced that it has renewed its partnership with Twitter, giving Bing access to all of the public content Twitter’s users create. The terse three-sentence announcement is short

Bing Now Allows Users To Like And Comment On Facebook Entries Right From Its Social Sidebar

Bing‘s social sidebar, which shows relevant entries from your Facebook friends, Twitter, Klout, Quora and other services, just got a lot more interactive. You can now like Facebook posts in the

Yandex Search App Wonder Uses Nuance Voice, Calls Up APIs From Foursquare And More, Screenshots Reveal

Earlier this month we <a href="">broke the news</a> that Russia's search giant Yandex was eyeing up a move into the mobile, social search space with the

Bing Revamps Its Social Search With 5x More Content From Your Facebook Friends, Now Includes Status Updates, Links & Comments

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Bing Gives Its Social Sidebar A More Streamlined Look

<a target="_blank" href="">Bing</a>'s social sidebar, which  displays relevant results from friends and experts on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare, is one of the

EverySignal Is Like Google Alerts For Your Social Feeds

<a target="_blank" href="">EverySignal</a>, a social search startup incubated at Science, is launching a new service  that alerts you to the important events from your frie

Wajam Injects Its Social Search Results Into Google Maps And Safari On iPhone

<a target="_blank" href="">Wajam</a>, the increasingly popular social search engine, uses a browser plugin to embed its own search results on Google, Bing and numerous other search

Bitly Announces Realtime, A Search Engine For Trending Links

Today <a target="_blank" href="">Bitly announced a new Bitly Labs project called Realtime</a>, a service for finding the mos

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

<a target="_blank" href="">Wajam</a>, one of the most <a href="">promising</

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 "

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

Last year, <a target="_blank" href="">Google announced</a> an initiative to give authors on the Web greater owne

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. <a href="

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

Ever since it launched earlier this year, Google's "<a href="">Search Plus Your World</a>" initiati

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

Popular link-shortening service <a href=""></a> is today announcing the launch of <a href="">Bitly Enterprise 2.0</a>, a new version of its ente

Gillmor Gang 7.30.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — covered the gamut between <a href="">Google+</a> and well, Google+. The n
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