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There are many things you will love and hate doing while at the university or college, and research is one of them. You will love it for the new exciting things you discover, but hate it for the tedious hours of digging into thousands of pages both online and at the library. One thing that will for...
Today, almost everyone has some kind of presence on the internet; direct or indirect. So it’s really easy to find anyone if you do a proper online search. In your search for people, people search engines can help immensely. These search engines dig deep into online records to look for peopl...
Billions of searches are conducted each day on popular search engines and social networking websites by people all around the world. But what exactly do these people search for? A number of major search engines provide a way to glimpse into the web’s query stream to discover the most popular sea...
Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. Companies, too often, omit their social media marketing strategy from thei...
A new book shows how Google’s search algorithms quietly reinforce racist stereotypes. Are search engines making us more racist? According to Safiya Umoja Noble, a professor of communication at the University of Southern California, the answer is almost certainly yes. Noble’s new book, Algorithm...
With an image search engine, you can sort through and find a great selection of images you can use in your online store. By learning how to search images on Google, you’ll be able to find images labeled for reuse that you can use to for your logo, website banner, blog post, or even your Facebook a...
Google has confirmed rumors that a search algorithm update took place on Monday. Some sites may have seen their rankings improve, while others may have seen negative or zero change. Google has posted on Twitter that it released a “broad core algorithm update” this past Monday. Google said it ...
Have spent more than half an hour searching for a PDF document online, only to find that the document you have found is not in PDF format you need. As I have mentioned you can open the PDF before you download it in the web browser. However, you have to find the PDF files first. To make sure the file...
The Declassification Engine project is using advanced data mining tools to uncover what’s beneath the big black marker. On Google, you can find specialized tabs that only search all sorts of specific results, like news articles, images, patents, and scientific studies. The Declassification Engine...
There are situations that make us say “It’s a small world”, like when you meet someone at an unexpected place. However, if you are looking for a long lost friend or if you are just looking for that one person you met someday, you might agree when I say that the world isn’t that small after ...
Any document type that the publishing-API knows about can be added to our internal search. By default, all document types in internal search also get included in the GOV.UK sitemap, which tells external search engines about our content. The app responsible for search is Rummager. Rummager listens t...
When you’re writing a paper or conducting a research-intensive project, you might turn to Wikipedia for a quick examination of the material. As informative and entertaining as this “collaborative online encyclopedia” can be, Wikipedia is generally not considered a credible source to cite in ...
Illegal Search Engines is what you’re here for, and let me start by saying that they aren’t as bad as they sound. Here, the concept of “illegal” doesn’t imply that using these search engines is illegal, what it does imply is that these search engines may help you stumble upon websites and ...
Mahalo popularized the term “human-powered search” when they launched just over a year ago. Many of the pitches we get still use that term as part of their positioning. Many of them are bootstrapped, so the price of entry is clearly low. But the upside has not yet been established. In this po...
Google is the most widely used search engine on the Web. They offer a variety of different vertical or highly targeted, searches, including News, Maps, and Images. In this article, we're going to look at how you can find images with Google using a variety of advanced search tactics to find the ex...
Tracking down someone's cell phone number can be difficult, if not impossible. After all, one of the reasons that people purchase a mobile phone is so they can have some measure of anonymity. In addition, phone books do not (usually) carry listings of cell phone numbers, so there's no paper trail to...
You know, apart from the most obvious search engine. And possibly the second most obvious one too. In fact I’ll start again, what are the eight most popular search engines after Google and Bing? The first list below contains the most popular search engines currently available, ordered by most ...
This is the age of influence and networking. The success of a brand or an individual highly depends on the amount of influence earned as well as the level of networks created in the meantime. Today, the best place to power up influence and build network is social media and just like web search engi...
Doing research for your next content marketing campaign? Using Google search operators helps speed up your research, and makes your job a lot easier. In this cheat sheet, we’ll share 13 useful search operators for content marketers. Before we dive into the Google search operators, let’s briefly ...
Send recommendations to your friends in 5 easy steps At some point of another, all of us end up offering recommendations to friends. I don't know about you but I usually just create a list for them. Sometimes, it’s for a friend visiting from out of town who wants to know where I think they should ...
Looking for an important file or message among endless emails in your inbox is no fun, especially if you need it right before a meeting starts. You’ve tried using the basic search box at the top of Gmail and found out that it didn’t help either. Don’t worry, we’ve rounded up 6 search operato...
Conducting academic research is a critical process. You cannot rely solely on the information you get on the web because some of the search results are non-relevant or not related to your topic. To ensure that you only gather genuine facts and credible data for your academic papers, check out only t...
Use Facebook Advanced Search to Find All Kinds of Things Facebook advanced search is more a concept than a function. The world's largest social network had a standalone advanced search feature in the early days of its history but released a new service called Graph Search in early 2013 that essenti...
Need to find a job? These are the best job search engines on the web If you're in the market for a new job, you'll want to check out this list of the best eight job search engines on the web. All of these job search tools offer unique features and can streamline your employment search efforts so...
As Google Scholar approaches its 10th anniversary, Nature spoke to its co-creator Anurag Acharya Google Scholar, the free search engine for scholarly literature, turns ten years old on November 18. By 'crawling' over the text of millions of academic papers, including those behind publishers' paywa...

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