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LinkedIn Recruiter Gets Searchable Custom Fields

LinkedIn announced that it has made custom fields searchable in LinkedIn Recruiter, potentially making the search tool more useful for finding people based on very specific criteria. LinkedIn uses the example of a candidate who isn’t available until a certain date, and a recruiter that uses the custom field search to find him based on the noted date. To use …

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Bing, OneDrive Team Up For Bing Rewards Promotion

Can two segments of the same company team up? Aren’t they already a team? These are the questions we must ask ourselves as Bing teams up with OneDrive for a new promotion. Bing announced today that Bing Rewards members can use 100 credits to snag 100GB of free OneDrive storage for a year. That much storage usually costs $50 per …

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Twitter Launches Promoted Accounts In Search

Twitter announced the addition of a new format to its ad platform – Promoted Accounts in Search. Twitter will show these to users in search results along with recommendations of people to follow. Twitter says it automatically selects relevant search queries for presenting Promoted Accounts based on an advertiser’s targeting choices. Advertisers need not take any additional action to appear …

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Twitter Improves Search with New Filters

It would be in Twitter’s best interest to become a true search destination – to have people check Twitter when they want to find photos, videos, and news on breaking topics. Search is just one arm of Twitter’s possible reach when it comes to being a true news distribution service. Simply scrolling up and down the timeline is the preferred …

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Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info To Regular Search Results

Google has added a new drop-down box on some search results, providing information about the site the result comes from. It’s using the Knowledge Graph to provide this information. For example, this result from CivilWar.org provides such a box explaining that the site comes from Civil War Trust, a nonprofit organization. It even includes the founding date, and a little …

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Can Search Improvements Make Pinterest More Valuable To Businesses?

Pinterest is becoming a better search engine, and it’s likely only getting started. Have you ever used Pinterest specifically to search for something? Do you think it is capable of providing helpful results for certain types of queries? Share your thoughts in the comments. This week, the company announced the launch of an improved recipe search experience. Recipes are one …

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Stone: Jelly Will Probably Get A Search Feature, And Search Is Probably How It Will Monetize

Biz Stone appeared on Bloomberg Television today to talk about Jelly. Bloomberg is sharing the interview, which gives us some insight into some possible directions Stone and his team may take the app in. Users have been wondering who all sees the questions that they are asking. It’s not everyone in their networks. “Well, not everybody,” said Stone. “My co-founder’s …

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This Is How Dumb We Must Sound To Google

College Humor has put out a pretty humorous video pointing out how stupid search queries would sound if you spoke them aloud to a person. In this case, Google is a person, played by Brian Huskey (NSFW language). CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos Remember this next time you’re talking to Google Now.

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What Am I Supposed To Do With Jelly?

As previously reported, Biz Stone’s Jelly has finally launched. We’ve been hearing about it for about a year without really knowing much about it. Now we know what it is, and we’ve had a chance to mess around with it a little. I stress a little. I’m not going to pretend that I know what Jelly is completely or what …

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Pinterest Acquires VisualGraph And Its Visual Search Technology

Pinterest announced today that it has acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup. “VisualGraph’s two employees — founder Kevin Jing and colleague David Liu — will be joining the Pinterest engineering team today,” a spokesperson for Pinterest tells WebProNews. “Kevin started working at Google in 2004 and helped build some of Google’s first machine vision applications. David …

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Should Apple Move On From Google Search?

Could Apple take on Google in search? Apple has been making some rather interesting moves of late, and some of them are search-related, and lead one to wonder if Apple could legitimately give the search giant a run for its money in its core business. Do you think Apple could ever compete with Google in the search space? Share your …

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Should Google Show Ads In Knowledge Graph Results?

It seems that more and more of the Google search results page is for sale these days. Last year, Google turned its shopping results into an all paid model. Then came the testing of banner ads on branded searches. We’ve even seen Google showing advertiser query suggestions in the Knowledge Graph on generic queries (though these didn’t appear to be …

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