Search Engines Go Web 2.0

Will the next generation of the web’s top search engines be human-created, social networks, like del.icio.us; mathematical algorithm-based, like Google, or a combination of both? This recent CNET News article discusses the search possibilities and the future of search engine results. From the article — In an acknowledgement that some questions may be better answered […]

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People Search and Web Research Q & A

The Virtual Chase has a great question and answer section that deals with a number of important online research issues and problems, including: people search topics, public record research and other web research issues. You can read the people search and web research Q & A @ The Virtual Chase.

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Technorati Tracks 50 Million Blogs

According to an announcement last week by blog search engine Technorati, their weblog search site is now tracking 50 million blogs. As more and more weblogs come online and sites like Technorati.com and IceRocket.com get better at tracking them, these blog search engines will continue to be a great, growing source of people search and […]

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How Common is Your Last Name?

PBS has published a last name search that allows people to find out how common their last name ( surname ) is in the U.S., based on data from the social security index. You can use the last name search @ Last Name Search.

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Yahoo MyWeb Social Search Engine

For those of you who are tired of allowing computer algorithms to determine relevant search engine results for you and would prefer search results based on human recommendations, Yahoo’s MyWeb search engine may be your answer. Search results on Yahoo’s MyWeb are based on web sites and pages that actual people have submitted and “tagged” […]

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