Google and Yahoo! search are perhaps the holy grail of search engines for many. These are used by millions and millions of people around the world to find what they are looking for. However, did you know there are so many other search engines that might not be so known but offer tremendous functionality. Here are seven of the lesser known search engines!
Digital archive of the World Wide Web and other information on the Internet created by the Internet Archive, a non-profit organisation, based in San Francisco, California.
Yippy (formerly Clusty) is a metasearch engine developed by Vivísimo which offers clusters of results.
Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user generated content from across the universe into a single stream of information. It allows you to easily track and measure what people are saying about you, your company, a new product, or any topic across the web’s social media landscape in real-time.
Topsy.com is a real-time search engine for social posts and socially shared content, primarily on Twitter and GooglePlus. The service ranks results using a proprietary social influence algorithm that measures social media authors on how much others support what they saying.
Provides a web search engine with the stated goal of providing better search results than those offered by Google Search, with results gathered from a set of 3 billion trusted webpages and excluded from such sites as content farms.
The social media search engine consists of a trending column that tells what is trendy in the social media. The search results are shown first appear as images that upon clicking open to images, videos or even tweets.
Search results as well as results from the social media are displayed parallel to each other.
Source: Silicon India
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