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Wajam Hits iPhone, Adds Friends To Search On Google Maps, Safari Wajam Hits iPhone, Adds Friends To Search On Google Maps, Safari
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Social search provider Wajam has launched on the iPhone with a new feature, which adds recommendations from your friends directly in Google Maps and Safari on the iPhone. “The breakthrough is that we can insert social content in third-party apps …

Wajam Aims To Make Your Online Shopping Experience More Useful Wajam Aims To Make Your Online Shopping Experience More Useful
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Wajam is launching a new feature for social shopping. If you’re unfamiliar with Wajam itself, it’s a browser extension that adds social search results to your search experience across the major search engines and other sites including Amazon, Yelp, YouTube, …

Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results Wajam Places Adds Google Map Interface to Social Search Results

When Bing unveiled last month its new format that features search results collected from your Facebook and Twitter associates’ comments, it propelled the search engine past Google in the social search race. However, Wajam, the social media-powered search engine, insisted …

Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing Wajam: We Do Bing Social Better Than Bing

Wajam recently released a new and improved version of its browser add-on that brings a more social experience to Google. The company has now released the counterpart for Bing and Yahoo. Since Wajam released the Google version, of course, Bing …

A Different Take On Google Social Search (Coming to Yahoo And Bing Too) A Different Take On Google Social Search (Coming to Yahoo And Bing Too)

If you don’t like Google’s approach to social search with Search Plus Your World, you may or may not like Wajam and its newly redesigned Google search experience. Wajam has been available as a browser add on for quite some …

Wajam Makes Personalized Results Less Obtrusive On Google Wajam Makes Personalized Results Less Obtrusive On Google

Some people like personalized search results based on their social connections. Some don’t. Google thrust Search Plus Your World upon users earlier this year, to mixed reviews. While it has an on/off toggle, it has littered search results with more …

Wajam Adds Location to Social Results on Google, Bing, Yahoo Wajam Adds Location to Social Results on Google, Bing, Yahoo

We’ve written about Wajam a few times. From my personal user experience, I think these guys are getting social search better than just about everybody, and now they’ve taken it a step further by adding location into the mix. Wajam …

Add Your Google+ Circles to Results in Google Search, Bing, IMDB, Wikipedia, eBay and More Add Your Google+ Circles to Results in Google Search, Bing, IMDB, Wikipedia, eBay and More
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We’ve written about Wajam a few times. It’s a social search tool that you can add as a browser extension, which displays results from your social networks at the top of Google or Bing search results. For example, I can …

Can Google Ignore Facebook And Stay On Top? Can Google Ignore Facebook And Stay On Top?
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Google has been doing a lot to make search more social, but the search giant continues to leave out your friends’ Facebook content from its results. Sure, you may find people from your social circle (as defined by Google) in …

Wajam Makes Google and Bing Results More Relevant
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Personalization is one of the key components of search relevancy. It’s not the only component (Google uses over 200 signals for a reason), but it’s a pretty big component. If results are tailored to you specifically, there’s a good chance they will often provide relevance to you. One of the best ways to achieve personalization through search is to get you results based on your established connections with other people. Google knows this. This is why Google is putting more emphasis on social search.