Search Gets Up Close and Personal : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Search Gets Up Close and Personal

October 28, 2009

Search Gets Up Close and Personal

Sunnyvale, CA (RPRN) 10/28/09 — Largest search engines serve personalized results; first steps into real time search

The online world has been buzzing about the topic for weeks, even months—real-time search. The search engine bigwigs are brokering deals left and right to start serving personal search results.

Announced last week, Microsoft’s Bing has brokered a deal with Twitter to begin showing tweets in its search results. Found at Bing.com/Twitter, the Twitter powered real-time search is in its beta phase.

At the same time, Microsoft also announced a strategic partnership with Facebook, allowing Bing access to Facebook status updates. Details on when it will go live have yet to be announced.

Concurrently, reigning search engine Google announced a similar deal with the microblogging site, allowing it to also serve up-to-the-minute tweets amongst its regular results.

A Google-Facebook deal, however, has been noticeably absent.

All of these deals, many are speculating, amount to search’s first steps into real-time search. At the same time, however, search engines are getting more personal.

Google’s “Social Search”, launched Monday, will serve relevant, and recently updated, postings from within a user’s social circle—tweets, statuses, blog postings, and more. Also in its beta phase, Social Search highlights results from a user’s gmail chat buddies and contacts, family and co-workers, and anyone else from within their online network.

Yahoo!, on the other hand, seem to have taken a different approach. Making a bit of a splash with their global ad campaign ‘You’, Yahoo! has not been brokering deals with the social networking giants.

Yahoo! has instead kept busy upgrading their various services, focusing on a personalized Yahoo! environment. Homepage content can now be personalized, Yahoo! mail is simplified, Yahoo! messenger now includes video calling, and a host of mobile apps have been introduced, including Flickr.

Yahoo! has yet to announce its pursuit of real-time search, although the internet is alight with speculation. Rumors have been circulating that the Yahoo! has partnered with the existing, though little-known, real-time search engine One Riot. The partnership is expected to launch soon.

Yahoo! execs have yet to confirm the deal, announce a launch date, or if it will even pursue real-time search, and for now, it is merely online speculation.

About the author:

Andrea Archibald, a one-time fashion publicist in New York and Montreal, now acts as the Editor for RushPRnews.com. A breaking news reporter, she also covers fashion, lifestyle, and animal right issues for RushPRnews and Hollywood Today. As a longtime vegetarian and new vegan, she advocates living a gentle and compassionate life—a theme that runs under most of her stories.

For story ideas and comments, contact her at AndreaA@rushprnews.com or tweet her @AndreaArchibald.

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: Article-byline, BREAKING NEWS, Technology, Featured, GOOGLE NEWS, MICROSOFT NEWS, New Media - WEB 2.0, Social Media, YAHOO NEWS

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Ultraseal International expands thanks to export success

Ann Arbor, MI 04/23/14 · Ultraseal International, the global leader in solutions to...

Kaigai Lifestyle Properties Announces Addition of a Brazilian Development to its Portfolio

Oakville, ON 04/22/14 · – International real estate advisors, Kaigai Lifestyle Properties,...

The Environmental Impact of Creek Excavation: Where Science and Nature Meet

London, United Kingdom 04/21/14 · Excavation is one of the most important and...

DEA HOLDS ITS EIGHTH PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON SATURDAY APRIL 26

Washington, D.C. 04/21/14 · -- After collecting more than 1,700 tons of expired,...

3 M's - Making Manners Matter

Windsor, Ontario 04/19/14 · 3 M's Making Manners Matter Getting people to improve...

VHL Developments to Start Phase 2 of 2150Condos Project

Toronto, ON 04/19/14 · VHL Developments is pleased to announce they will...

Zatun Game Studio Releases a List of Tools That Aid in iPhone Development

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India 04/18/14 · Zatun Game Studio, a leading cross-platform video game...

Miami Boom Signals First Rating Increase Since 2004: Muni Credit

Miami, Florida 04/18/14 · Record demand from international investors is boosting prices...

Canadian actor/producer Corey Large presents the drug drama ‘Kid Cannabis’ out April 18

Los Angeles/Vancouver 04/14/14 ·  For Canadian actor/producer Corey Large, the drug drama...

Newborn Foundation Presents at 13th Design of Medical Devices Conference on Innovation for Developing Nations

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 04/10/14 · - Newborn Foundation co-founder and chairman Annamarie Saarinen...

Uk firms can succeed at exporting, says Ultraseal International

Ann Arbor, MI 04/09/14 · Understanding markets overseas is the key to exporting...

First App Created for General Public by Academy's Sci-Tech Council

Beverly Hills, Calif. 04/07/14 · ACADEMY COLOR PREDICTOR LAUNCHES ON iTUNES –The Academy Color...

Grand Estates Auctions sells highest priced home in five years in Pasco County, Florida.

Charlotte, North Carolina 04/04/14 · Sale achieved at auction sets a new benchmark...