Several search services have added
"portal" features to transform themselves
into destinations, as opposed to transit
points. The chart below shows key
features that each service offers.
In each column, NO indicates if a
service doesn't offer a particular portal
feature. YES indicates that it does offer
a feature. Dates show when the feature
Sometimes, the name of the company
that "powers" the feature is shown
instead of a YES. A date shows when
the feature was launched with that vendor.
Dates are in mm/dd/yy format.
If a company has changed vendors since
the feature was launched, previous vendors
are shown in parentheses. A date shows
when that partnership began.
Dates below the service name shows
when I last updated its information. The
? symbol denotes where I haven't
checked on offerings.
Also see the Portals page for articles
and resources relating to the "portal" nature
of many search services.
|Paging||Home Pages||Internet |
|Excite||My Excite |
|Are You Experienced?|
|Once You Know, |
|No||Your Personal Internet Guide|
|Snap||My Snap |
|WebCrawler||See Excite||Just what you're looking for.|
|Yahoo||My Yahoo |
|Do You Yahoo?|
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