A toolkit for searching the social web

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A toolkit for searching the social web

  1. 1. A toolkit for searching the social web<br />Phil Bradley<br />http://www.philb.com<br />Online Information 2009<br />
  2. 2. What is the ‘social web’?<br />“The Social Web is currently used to describe how people socialize or interact with each other throughout the World Wide Web.”<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_web<br />
  3. 3. Social sites<br />Facebook, Bebo, Myspace<br />Flickr, Ravelry<br />Ning, LinkedIn, Plaxo<br />Delicious, Digg, Reddit<br />Blogs, Twitter<br />Wikis, Zimbio, Squidoo<br />Slideshare, Authorstream<br />
  4. 4. Social Search Engines<br />Search Engines that search the social web<br />Search Engines that are of themselves social<br />Search Engines that search an element of the social web<br />
  5. 5. Real Time Search<br />Content that has been added to the web now?<br />Content added in the past, but only just found?<br />Real Time updating as you search<br />Resources themselves or popular links?<br />
  6. 6. Trends<br />Trending topics, defined as ...?<br />
  7. 7. Enough!<br />
  8. 8. So just Google it?<br />
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  12. 12. Just Bing it perhaps?<br />
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  15. 15. Icerocket’s ‘Big Buzz’<br />
  16. 16. Mahalo<br />
  17. 17. Collecta<br />
  18. 18. Surchur real time board<br />
  19. 19. Surchur social search<br />
  20. 20. OneRiot<br />
  21. 21. Socialmention<br />
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  23. 23. Scoopler<br />
  24. 24. Addict-o-matic<br />
  25. 25. Social bookmarking sites<br />
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  27. 27. Digg<br />
  28. 28. StumbleUpon<br />
  29. 29. Diigo<br />
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  32. 32. Thank you!<br />
  33. 33. For more information<br />My site at http://www.philb.com<br />Which search engine when? http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm<br />My search engine blog at http://www.philbradley.typepad.com<br />

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