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Remember Lycos? It’s planning a new search engine for launch in 2013

Remember Lycos? It’s planning a new search engine for launch in 2013 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Former search giant Lycos is planning a new search product for launch in 2013. While exact details as to what the product will actually offer are currently scant, CEO Rob Balazy has ...
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It would be nice to see a return of one of the old giants, but it'll have to offer a lot more than memories!

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The Ultimate Students Guide to Search Engines

The Ultimate Students Guide to Search Engines | Internet Search | Scoop.it
The Ultimate Student’s Guide to Search Engines Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. How Search Engines Work. 2.1. Function 1: Crawl Sites and Build Indexes. 2.2. Function 2: Provide Ranked...
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This is a really interesting article on the history of search.

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Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem

Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Not all doctors or CEOs are men. Not all nurses are women. But you might think otherwise if you searched for these professions in Google images.

It turns out that there's a noticeable gender bias
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10 Reasons Why You Should Search Using DuckDuckGo

10 Reasons Why You Should Search Using DuckDuckGo | Internet Search | Scoop.it
These days, mostly, a search engine is the only source of information whenever someone is seeking the answer of a problem
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Give it a go - give your brain a break from Google!

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6 Ways Bing is the Opposite of Google | Search Engine Journal

6 Ways Bing is the Opposite of Google | Search Engine Journal | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Let’s take a look at what sets Google and Bing apart and how to navigate those tricky situations as an SEO professional.
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Google's New Algorithm Will Only Show You 'What They Say Is True'

Google's New Algorithm Will Only Show You 'What They Say Is True' | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google's future search results will soon be based on 'truth,' with the ability to send content it declares as ‘untrue’ into the dustbin of obscurity.
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Google Social Search

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Linkedin and Pinterest search without logging in Powered by Google Search Engine.
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Very useful little tool. I like it!

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Google Plans to Index Tweets in Real Time: How This Could Impact Your SEO

Google Plans to Index Tweets in Real Time: How This Could Impact Your SEO | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google and Twitter are teaming up to index tweets again in real time. Here's what marketers need to know about the new deal.
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The Phonetic Alphabet according to Google – 2015 | Host Advice

The Phonetic Alphabet according to Google – 2015 | Host Advice | Internet Search | Scoop.it
We have all been there; you head to Google and begin to type out your search query and up pops an autocomplete with each letter that you input. Well what we have decided to do here at Host Advice is create a comprehensive alphabet of auto completes, according to Google, letter by letter. To make [...]Continue →
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Find it Faster: The New Search Interface in Firefox

Find it Faster: The New Search Interface in Firefox | Internet Search | Scoop.it
How often have you done a web search, already knowing that you would click the first result that looked like a Wikipedia page? Quite often? ...
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The Best Tools for Finding Information When Google Isn't Enough

The Best Tools for Finding Information When Google Isn't Enough | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google is so entrenched when it comes to finding information on the internet, we named the act after it. However, there are a ton of other tools and tricks that can get you answers to your question when Google doesn't have the answer.
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Most of these are fairly obvious, but the information on some of the forums was new to me.

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How Google's Spiders Crawl and Index Web Pages - Infographic

How Google's Spiders Crawl and Index Web Pages - Infographic | Internet Search | Scoop.it
understand more about how Google goes about crawling and indexing pages Quicksprout have put together a handy infographic to explain the whole process.
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Nice graphic.

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10 Search Engines That Couldn't

10 Search Engines That Couldn't | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Check out this winding tale of 10 search engines that just couldn't make it.
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Who remembers these?

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Predicting the Future Google

Predicting the Future Google | Internet Search | Scoop.it
While these changes will certainly take time and a multitude of other shifts will happen in the meantime, it's always good to keep a pulse on where Google is going. It effects us all, for better and for worse.
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Bing now powers 1 in 5 desktop searches in the US

Bing now powers 1 in 5 desktop searches in the US | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Which search engine are you using these days? Google might have the upper hand in terms of global statistics, but Microsoft's Bing is starting to make significant inroads in the United States.
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5 Ways Google Search Results Will Change By 2016

5 Ways Google Search Results Will Change By 2016 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Search engine results pages (SERPs), much to the irritation of search marketers who count on them, change constantly. Google is constantly making tiny, hardly-noticeable tweaks to the familiar layout of its signature creation, leading to gradual changes in user behavior and disrupting the expectations of optimizers who were counting on [...]
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The Hidden Gender Bias In Google Image Search

The Hidden Gender Bias In Google Image Search | Internet Search | Scoop.it
A new study finds that the stereotypes and underrepresentation in Google image searches for some careers affect unconscious bias.
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How Google Judges Quality and What You Should Do About It

How Google Judges Quality and What You Should Do About It | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Why is quality important? Because Google says it is. Make your content possess true quality and raise your search rankings – Content Marketing Institute.
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Google to Favor Mobile Friendly Sites in Search Rankings

Google to Favor Mobile Friendly Sites in Search Rankings | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google to Favor Mobile Friendly Sites in Search Rankings
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Excellent Tool for Accessing Multiple Search Engines with One Click ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Tool for Accessing Multiple Search Engines with One Click ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Internet Search | Scoop.it
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DARPA’s “Memex” Search Engine For The Dark Web Rivals Google

DARPA’s “Memex” Search Engine For The Dark Web Rivals Google | Internet Search | Scoop.it
As reported by Naked Security, Memex is used by the New York County District Attorney’s Office by its Human Trafficking Response Unit in at least 20 active sex trafficking investigations. Photo: Creative Commons per Maya Hair – SpiderWeb #anonymity #cybersecurity #cybersecurity
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Not an engine for the likes of us, but interesting nonetheless.

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The Search Engine of the Future Will be All-Seeing, All-Knowing ‘Watcher in the Sky’

The Search Engine of the Future Will be All-Seeing, All-Knowing ‘Watcher in the Sky’ | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Search as envisioned in the 1990s is no longer fit for purpose.
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Microsoft is trying to become the default search provider for every Apple product - Neowin

Microsoft is trying to become the default search provider for every Apple product - Neowin | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google's deal with Apple to be the default search provider on iOS devices expires in 2015 and it is being reported that both Yahoo! and Microsoft are courting Apple for this position.
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Google's Search Dominance Is Eroding

Google's Search Dominance Is Eroding | Internet Search | Scoop.it
The search engine giant has seen its largest market share drop since 2009, as Yahoo's share grows from 7.4 to 10.4 percent.
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Google's empire isn't as strong as it may at first seem, with attacks by Facebook, Yahoo and Apple.

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Yahoo Directory Closes, Five Days Early

Yahoo Directory Closes, Five Days Early | Internet Search | Scoop.it
The core service that launched Yahoo as an internet company -- the Yahoo Directory -- finally closes 20 years after it began.
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Thats another piece of history gone!

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