12 Cool New Search Engines To Use Besides Google [List]
Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of new search engines popping up everywhere; so many that it’s often hard to keep up. So, I wanted to share a few that stand out in my mind and are very useful and unique. If you know of any other ones (there’s a lot that I have left out) that you think deserve extra love, feel free to leave it in a comment!
Unlike other multimedia search engines that attempt to re-purpose technology built for the Text Web, blinkx uses a unique combination of patented conceptual search, speech recognition and video analysis software to efficiently, automatically and accurately find and qualify online video.
ubExact To address frustrations experienced by traditional search, ubExact developed a new kind of search engine that tackles irrelevant and disorganized content, lack of privacy, inefficiencies and increased competition for advertisers.
G8Search A new and quickly growing Pay-Per-Click Search Engine. Their program will help you to get maximum profits with minimum efforts. Your income depends only on you and they claim that they will help you to increase it. They guarantee that you will receive 70% from all earnings. And with their mutually beneficial system of net marketing you will also earn 5% of all income of webmasters you bring to their system.
SamePoint.com is presently tracking millions of conversations, taking place across in more than tens of thousands blogs and social media sites. User-generated discussions are typically not indexed by major search engines, such as Google, as they do not reside on static pages. SamePoint.com converts these discussions into web pages, or permalinks, and organizes them within a tag cloud. As an aggregator, they are able to serve as the nexus where these conversations meet, providing a common point (or “samepoint”), of all discussions on a specific topic.
Delver Delver is an intelligent social search engine that enables you to find, experience and benefit from the wealth of information created and referenced by your social world. Their mission is to empower you to easily discover and benefit from the collective wisdom of your social world. By indexing all that shared knowledge, media, opinions, and activities, they can deliver search results that are truly relevant to you.
Whozat is the first interactive semantic people search engine. It focuses on people and offers wider coverage of information sources: search engines, social and professional networks, and more. Whozat is interactive: it allows users to give feedback on every element in the results, and immediately customizes them accordingly. It applies semantic search focusing on meaning, not words. It ranks results according to relevance to your query, allowing information about ordinary people to be found on the web.
Wikianswers (formely Wikia Search) is a project to develop and popularize a freely licensed (open source) search engine, run by Wikia. Wikia’s search engine concept is that of trusted user feedback from a community of users acting together in an open, transparent, public way. The Wikia Toolbar allows you to add and rate URLs directly from Google or Yahoo, and those contributions will be immediately incorporated into Wikia Search.
Hittery lets you create a personal search dashboard. You can simply arrange your favorite search engines on one page. Add, remove, drag and drop search boxes to your liking. Hittery provides two types of search engines: custom search engines and normal search engines.
ErrorKey is the tool you need to quickly get an answer for errors you encounter. It was first implemented as an in house application but after sharing it with a group of friends they got good feedback and decided to make it available to the public.
This search engine works just like Google except that while you use Greenseng, the carbon emissions of your electricity consumption are neutralized by CO2Stats. This means that ever time you search for something, you’re helping to make the world a better place.
At Widexplorer you can visit multiple websites simultaneously, allowing you to discover and consume everyday online content in a more productive way, through an innovative page structure and functionality that they call “websets”, which are groups of websites piled together into one screen. You can also create and share your own websets. Widexplorer is also a powerful search tool that aggregates results of top search providers, providing comprehensive information from different approaches for search queries.
Jamesoo Jamesoo is the first search engine that transforms a user query into a dynamic visual page like a newspaper. All articles comes from RSS feeds published very freshly. Jamesoo is based on the sources (flow RSS) rather than on the same pages they, because as in “true life” the transmitter of a message is as important as the message itself.
Personally, I have been using Samepoint very frequently and I also like the setup of Hittery. Out of these 12 search engines, which one would be your top choice? Which one do you plan on trying out first?
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