Search Engines and Algorithms: New Social Search

Social Search engines are based on the combination of machine-generated results and a people-driven search method. Instead of relying solely on a search algorithm, Social Searches allow people to help each other find the the most relevant and useful results. Social Search compliments web search, driven by publishers and web sites, by providing a better search experience that is powered primarily by people and communities.
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Search Engines and Algorithms: MetaSearch Engines, A Tool for SEO

In the previous articles, we looked at the algorithms of a few top search engines. In this article, we are going to explore specialized search engines: MetaSearches. Keep reading to learn how they can help you improve the efficiency of your SEO.
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Search Engines and Algorithms: Optimizing for MSN’s RankNet Technology

The latest major change in the search engine giant, MSN Search, has been the inoculation of “neural networks” into its search engine algorithm, something internal researchers call “RankNet.” This change took place in late June of this year. This algorithm is fresh, and it is becoming a great consideration for many search optimizers. In this article, Jennifer Sullivan continues her reviews of search engines and their algorithms, this time focussing on MSN’s RankNet.
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