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Philippe Scheimann

B.L. Ochman's blog: Some Social Media Search Tools I Like: I'll show you mine if you show me yours. - 34 views

  • Some Social Media Search Tools I Like: I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
  • Here are some of the tools and apps I like for social media search. Got others? Twitseek: enter a URL, hashtag or keyword and it finds Tweets related to themHashtags.org tracks #hastags and also trends each one and shows you most popular ones Poll Everywhere lets you poll by SMS, Twitter or the Web in real-time. It replaces clunky audience response hardware at events and lets people use their phones to respond. Kikin kills me! It augments Google searches with relevant information from my social media contacts. So, if I'm shopping, I can get opinions, prices, see reviews and more, without ever leaving the product page. There's a good review on Techcrunch. Tweetscan Twitter search tool that updates every second and will send you emails when your keywords are mentioned, or let you back up your Twitter stream, which Twitter purges regularly Twitscoop searches and tracks search terms, can create a graph of results if there's enough data. It'll show the trend for your keyword activity/popularity Tweepsearch twitter profile and bio search by keywords Twitstat searches and also shows search trends Twitter Search (formerly Summize) isTwitter's own search engine, and the advanced version is very robust Backtweets : enter a URL and it finds Tweets that linked to it. Mr. Tweet recommends people to follow, communities to join, communities your friends and followers are in, and hot topics in communities. Tweetmi displays the most active Twitterers and top stories from the people you follow. So it's a personalized aggregation of your feed, displaying the the real-time conversation. One Riot is a real-time search engine that crawls the links people share on Twitter, Digg and other social sharing services, matches them to trending topics on Twitter or ones you search. Collecta does a real-time meta search on topics you choose, and, unlike most other search tools, saves your searches for future use.
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    good list of social media search tools
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    finding your way in social media
LeapFish Living the Web

LeapFish: Fastest Search Engine - 0 views

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    LeapFish, a multi-dimensional search engine, qualifies as my pick for the 'fastest search engine' title. LeapFish has recently introduced their click-free search.That's right, go on over to LeapFish.com and try it for yourself. The LeapFish technology, click-free search, shows you the search results as you type. You no longer have to hit the "enter" key on your keyboard to see the search results. For many, including myself, the click-free technology actually speeds up searches.Try searching for your name on www.leapfish.com
cinelatestnews

Search Engine Submission | How to submit Your Website in different Search Engines | Offpage Concepts - YouTube - 0 views

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    Search Engine Submission : Today we discuss on the topic is SEO Off page optimization Concepts: Search Engine Submission : 1) What is Search Engine? 2) What is Search Engine Submission? 3) How to submit the website in Search Engines? 4) Name of few search Engines?
Judy Robison

Symbolab - Symbolab Science & Math Search Engine - 40 views

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    a "Science and Math Search Engine" and makes it easier to find science content online. It specifically searches for science content using semantic search tools. You can search from the site, or use a free download for Chrome and Firefox. The other unique feature that truly sets it apart is that it lets you use math and science symbols and equations to search. This is especially helpful when searching for topics that are related to a formula or symbol, vs. just a word.
Tero Toivanen

How To Define Web 3.0 | How To Split An Atom - 1 views

  • I think I have managed to explain Web 3.0 quite nicely, so without further ado. Definition: Highly specialized information silos, moderated by a cult of personality, validated by the community, and put into context with the inclusion of meta-data through widgets.
  • Web 3.0 will take this one step further. If you are searching for information on Cars, for example, you would use the search engine as you normally would, but your results would be more specialized subengines.
  • Web 2.0 brought us a change in the basic way that we search, tagging.
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  • The strong algorithms that are currently used would be kept, but in addition some weight would be given to items that the community has flagged as interesting or voted on. Meme: Community built around search results.
  • You could type in what you were looking for, “conservative viewpoint on Darwin” for example and it would pull up results ordered by relevance (algorithms), tagging, and validation through user voting.
  • Seeking Validation
  • Seeking Entertainment
  • StumbleUpon may be the closest analogy to how we will be entertained in Web 3.0. You fill out a profile, define your tags and then flip the channel.
  • Meme: Relevance through user interaction.
  • Imagine a world where you could search a name and bring up that person, all the social networks they belong to, and produce a feed around them.
  • If I put a proper name into the search engine of Web 3.0 it would provide the running profile of my presence on the web; it would show everything in the webosphere that has been tagged as belonging to me, ordered by community validation and relevance.
  • In this Wikiality my page would contain both information that I have written about myself and information that has been written about me.
  • Meme: Everyone will have Page Rank.
  • Web 3.0 will see a more complete integration between devices like cell phones and the world wide web (does anything still use that term?) Posting pictures, videos and text from anywhere, anytime with as little hassle as possible.
  • Our pages will be little more than our personal interpretations of all the data available on the web, plugged into these pages through a growing array of widgets and shared with the world. Meme: The Widget Web
  • Summary Specialized Subengines for Search Social Networks replaced by People Search Your Online Presence Searchable, Taggable and Ordered by Relevance through Voting and Algorithms Increased Microblogging and more Powerful Widgets to allow you to place any of your feeds anywhere. Increased Integration between devices like cell phones and the web.
  • In ten years RSS and its related technologies will be seen as the single most important internet technology since Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau created the World Wide Web at CERN around 17 years ago.
  • If Web 3.0 is the Semantic Web, where computer agents read content like human beings do — then RSS will be its eyes (or at least its corrective lenses).
  • In this future, RSS will be extended to include a host of data-points it currently does not. Each blog post (or microblogging feed), every picture, every video clip will have searchable, taggable, XML based syndication around it.
  • Finally, RSS enables users to define their own contexts for information. Imagine a word where creating a mashup between Google maps and your Twitter account was no more difficult than sticking a few widgets together.
  • If you used a search engine, your results would be weighted based not only on the standard Web 3.0 metrics, but also on “what you care about” as defined by all your previous interactions with this particular search engine and all of this would be completely transparent.
  • Programs that surf the web for you will become more and more powerful. In a world where your personal profile containing your likes, dislikes and search history is as easy to upload as it is to add a feed to your RSS reader, it is no surprise that a major industry will be software that does your searching for you.
  • Microblogging will be the critical change in the way we write in Web 3.0. Imagine a world where your mobile phone, your email, and you television could all produce feedback that could easily be pushed to any or all blogging platforms. If you take a picture from your smart-phone, it would be automatically tagged, bagged and forwarded to your “lifestream”. If you rated a television show that you were watching, your review would be forwarded into the stream.
  • Fortunately, microblogging also opens up the world to new opportunities. Live blogging, a technique usually reserved for important events, would become common. If you can’t actually be at a conference, pictures, video and commentary could be pushed to you in real time. The entire world would become an Op-Ed piece.
  • In Web 3.0 search engines will need to have a better understanding of “context”. One way to accomplish this is to take a nod from directories and allow results to be tagged. These tags can be voted on by the community and would only be an addition to, not a replacement for, traditional sorting algorithms.
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    How To Define Web 3.0 | How To Split An Atom
tutstu

Search Tutors | TutStu - 0 views

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    "Search Tutor" is the fourth option in the Left Menu, inside Student Portal. Using this option, Students can Search, Find and Connect with more Tutors, as per their choice. Suppose, you already take tutoring for Math, you already have a Math tutor. Now you want to find another Math tutor. You might click on "Search Tutor", to search for another Math tutor. Again say, you already have a Math tutor. Now you may want to find an English tutor. Then you must click on 'Search Tutor' to find an English tutor. There is no limitation. Students can have unlimited number of tutors. Students can have multiple tutors in any subject. A Student might have 5 Tutors for Math, 3 Tutors for English, 4 Tutors for Science, 2 Tutors for History and so on.
David Wetzel

Top 5 Search Tools for Finding Flickr Images for Use in Education - 0 views

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    The top five search tools for finding Flickr images are designed to help teachers and students locate just the right image for use in any subject area and project. Without these tools finding the right image on this image hosting site is often an impossible, or at least a tedious, task. The value of this site is its ability to provide digital pictures which are often impossible for a teacher to obtain any other way. Like everything else on the internet, trying to find something is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. This where the top five search tools become valuable resources for teachers and students trying to find images comes into play. These search engines are specifically designed to search the more than three billion pictures on the Flickr hosting site.
Maggie Verster

Search sites for learners (a customized learner friendly google search engine) - 10 views

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    I have created this search engine to see how it works and in order for me to create my learning object where you can learn how to create your own search engine which you can download from here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/20796551/A-guide-for-teachers-on-how-to-create-a-customized-search-engine
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    I have created this search engine to see how it works and in order for me to create my learning object where you can learn how to create your own search engine which you cna download from here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/20796551/A-guide-for-teachers-on-how-to-create-a-customized-search-engine
Judy Robison

search-cube - the Visual Search Engine - 30 views

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    search-cube offers a straightforward search box for entering search terms. The search results it yields, however, are images of home pages. These home pages are arranged on the six faces of a cube, with 16 sites displayed on each face. It's easy to rotate the cube with the arrow keys on the keyboard, or by holding down the shift key and dragging the mouse. Rolling the cursor over an image on the cube brings up a larger image beside the cube, along with a little more information about the linked website.
J Black

Ping - At First, Funny Videos. Now, a Reference Tool. - NYTimes.com - 0 views

  • The explosion of all types of video content on YouTube and other sites is quickly transforming online video from a medium strictly for entertainment and news into one that is also a reference tool. As a result, video search, on YouTube and across other sites, is rapidly morphing into a new entry point into the Web, one that could rival mainstream search for many types of queries.
  • And now YouTube, conceived as a video hosting and sharing site, has become a bona fide search tool. Searches on it in the United States recently edged out those on Yahoo, which had long been the No. 2 search engine, behind Google. (Google, incidentally, owns YouTube.) In November, Americans conducted nearly 2.8 billion searches on YouTube, about 200 million more than on Yahoo, according to comScore.
  • “Is YouTube the next Google?”
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    The explosion of all types of video content on YouTube and other sites is quickly transforming online video from a medium strictly for entertainment and news into one that is also a reference tool. As a result, video search, on YouTube and across other sites, is rapidly morphing into a new entry point into the Web, one that could rival mainstream search for many types of queries.
takshilalearn

How to Measure SEO Performance? Learn a simple way to track SEO - 0 views

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    SEO is the short name for Search Engine Optimization. It is a process of getting free/organic/natural search results and traffic through search engines. These processes/techniques and strategies help in letting the search engine know that the web pages are worth indexing in their search results.
Danielle Klaus

Pdf Search Engine - Ebook Search - 0 views

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    Want e-books on a particular topic head over to PDF search engine. It lets you search the web for PDF books and easily download them to your hard disk.
Ruth Howard

Tech Digest : Real-time Twitter searches on Google results - 0 views

  • The Firefox add-on that brings Twitter results to your traditional search pages
  • Have a click on the image just here on the right and once it's bigged itself up, you'll notice it's a Google search page with five Twitter results at the top. That's because some clever soul over on MT-Hacks has created code for the Greasemonkey add-on for Firefox which offers a degree of real-time search on Google. Very neat indeed.
  • Head over to MT-Hacks to get the Twitter search add-on for your browser and see what you make of it.
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    Useful for highly local news/search in particular.
Martin Burrett

Search-ebooks.eu - Free ebook search engine - 0 views

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    A good e-book search engine. Search for lots of formats including PDFs and Doc files. Preview books and embed some into your website. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English
tutstu

How can Tutors appear on First Page of Subject Search? | TutStu - 0 views

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    When a Student searches on TutStu, with any Subject or Branch name, they are shown a list of tutors on that subject. This is called Subject Search. For every tutor to get students, it is important to stay on the first page of Subject Search. Tutors who stay on the first page, receive more Student views. Hence, they have a greater chance of getting new Student requests. More Student requests means, more Business and more Earnings.
J Black

Langwitches » Web Searching Strategies for Elementary School Students - 0 views

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    Until recently classes were sent to the library to check out pre-selected books that would have some information about their topic. Allowing students to search for their information on the web makes teachers often uncomfortable. * They can't control the content, students encounter * Overwhelming number of search results * Inappropriate sites * Inaccurate information * Citation All the above mentioned reasons are valid points, but can't be used as a reason to "stick to the book" when allowing younger students to research. We do have to prepare them for research in media that is current for our times and one they most likely will use as as their primary source for gathering information as they grow.
Janette Eade

search-cube - the Visual Search Engine - 0 views

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    Just a neat websearch 3D design
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    searchcube is a graphical search engine that presents search results in a compact, visual format in three dimensions.
Jeff Johnson

Official Google Blog: SearchWiki: make search your own - 0 views

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    Have you ever wanted to mark up Google search results? Maybe you're an avid hiker and the trail map site you always go to is in the 4th or 5th position and you want to move it to the top. Or perhaps it's not there at all and you'd like to add it. Or maybe you'd like to add some notes about what you found on that site and why you thought it was useful. Starting today you can do all this and tailor Google search results to best meet your needs.
Tania Sheko

Teach Science and Math - 25 views

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    Google search tips and tricks for science and maths classes
Jean Potter

The Keyword Blog: Kermit the Frog Search Challenge (Information Literacy Games) - 16 views

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    Information Literacy Games: Finding Kermit This blog post features a great video of Kermit the frog singing It Ain't Easy Being Green. It follows up with an explanation of a search game that can be used with the whole class in a lab or on an individual workstation. It's part of a free series of online information literacy / information fluency games available from 21cif.com. Finding Kermit was the inspiration for one of the first Internet Search Challenges created by Dr. Carl Heine. The task is to track down a picture of Kermit ready for graduation in the least amount of time. The search game is embedded on the page so you can try it without going to the main site. Many teachers use this as a whole class lab activity. Put up a search challenge and then it's off the races! Most of these games were developed for middle and high school students. Adults find them challenging as well.
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