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October 20, 2014

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Topsy: a game changer for search, e-reputation, & data analysis

Topsy: a game changer for search, e-reputation, & data analysis

I love searching Twitter. And I love sharing how a Twitter search can dramatically impact student research, by connecting them with experts, encouraging them to develop current awareness, allowing them to listen in on the dialog of a particular field or niche, and, in some cases, enabling them to contribute to the conversation. Learning to [...]

Qwant a one-page, multilingual search aggregator?

Qwant a one-page, multilingual search aggregator?

Among my recent discoveries in the world of search is Qwant. Launched in January by a French company, the multilingual meta-search, reaches into news, web, video, image and social content sources and allows (optionally) logged-in users to add and share bookmarks, respond to social posts directly from the interface, and maintain topic-specific notebooks. The attractive interface [...]

Bing Launching “Bing For Schools,” New Version of Search Site Tailored to K-12

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Starting later this year, Bing For Schools  will offer schools in the U.S. the option to tailor the Bing experience for K-12 students by removing all advertisements from search results, enhancing privacy protections and the filtering of adult content, and adding specialized learning features to enhance digital literacy.