Google introduces Google Instant, adds search options, and emphasizes personalization. Microsoft launches Bing which now powers Yahoo. Cuil is dead, and Blekko launches with new slashtag searching. Every year, the search engines introduce new products, redesign their interfaces, change ranking algorithms, add or remove search features, and change supplementary databases. Keeping up with all the changes is a daily task. This seminar wades through the news, tweaks, experiments, capabilities, new products, and changes and then highlights the most significant changes that can impact your searching. Discover what has changed at Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Twitter Search, Blekko, and any new or upcoming search engines. Learn what search engines can know about searchers location, search history, and web visitation patterns.
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