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  1. Google Crisis Response: From Search Engine to Information Provider

    When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in August 2005, Google really started to show it's "age". During hurricane Isaac, Google worked with NOLA.com radio station to do the same thing, but also found that 20% of search queries came via mobile...

  2. Using Search to Find Missing Persons: Scratching the Surface

    But, search has an altruistic side as evidenced during Hurricane Katrina and 9/11, when many assisted people in searching for loved ones. Jan. Vernon Kent Jones, 24 -- known as Cameron to his friends -- left a New Year's Eve party in New York City.

  3. Prevention is the Best Medicine: Don't Let Viral Campaigns Get Sick and Die

    This was from a campaign created by the Oxygen Network in which Oxygen agreed to donate $1.00 for every participant to Hurricane Katrina relief. The reason link building and viral marketing is compelling to so many people is because effectively...

  4. A Closer Look At Microsoft's Instant Answers

    Reference related Instant Answers are provided by Microsoft Encarta: 'population of Nigeria’ (131,859,730), 'hypothalamus definition’Finance related Instant Answers are provided by MSN Money: ‘msft stock’ (28.44 as of October 17), ‘drbnx’And music...

  5. Lycos Kicks off the "Top Search Terms of the Year" Season

    Hurricane Katrina (-) Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Rita As expected it was Hurrican Katrina at #1 and the the term Tsunami at #2. Predictions: People and Trends to Watch in 2006 Today, we begin the journey with the release of the Lycos list from the...

  6. searchkatrina.org: Missing Persons Meta Search from Louisiana Tech University

    searchkatrina.org is a meta search tool that scours 10 databases that contains the names of people missing after Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast.searchkatrina.org was built by a computer science faculty member and five grad students at...

  7. New Katrina Missing Persons Meta Search Site & Spidering Issues With Red Cross Site

    Katrina Search is another new service designed to let you meta search from a variety of web sites that have information about people missing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Search Katrina Missing Persons Sites from Lycos and Katrina: Search...

  8. Daily SearchCast, Sept. 7, 2005: Google Turns 7, Issues On Google House Ads, Praise For Pay-Per-Call, The Chinese Search Landscape, Likely Legal OK On Google Libraries, New Tools To Find Missing

    Today's search podcast covers issues raised over Google running house ads for its own product and also letting employees advertise, a postive article about pay-per-call, a new report outlining how people search in China, a new look at the...

  9. Daily SearchCast, Sept. 6, 2005: Microsoft Temper Tantrums, Google Size Increase?, Getting Listed In Technorati's Blog Finder, Post-Katrina People Finding Effort & Images On Google Plus More

    Google launching local search for China, Google perhaps about to increase its index and moving ahead with an electronic payment system, a new bid management tool, when you should buy your brand name, spyware messing with search results...