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Niche Search

Innovative search engines, often combining social networking elements

Implications - As Google’s success is publicized widely in the media, other internet entrepreneurs are hoping to obtain even a small sliver of the multi-billion-dollar search engine pie. Niche search engines are springing up daily, many of which integrate pop culture phenoms like social networking.
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10 Featured, 2 Examples:
43,171 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 08 — Sep 08
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Cuil Fever
Cuil Fever
Google Execs Launch Rival Search Engine
Cuil is out and some are hailing it as, “The next Google.”  No one can contain their overwhelming curiosity.  But what is Cuil? Where did Cuil come from? Am I going to start †MORE
Get Paid to Search
Get Paid to Search
Scour Gives Points for Browsing
If you are a power searcher who spends all day on Yahoo, Google or MSN, then Scour wants to pay you to, well, scour the web. Scour is a search engine too, but they aggregate results from the top three… MORE
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
I reported on hip-hop mega star Kanye West's search engine a couple of days ago. Well, it turns out it is a fad. There are a handful of very well-known performers such as Beyonce, Willie Nelson, Meat Loaf,… MORE
Public Toilet Search Engine
Public Toilet Search Engine
Diaroogle.com for Your Urgent Needs
Do you hate public toilets? I don’t like them, but I hate it even more when I can’t find any, but still need to go. That’s why we now have diaroogle. “Diaroogle helps you find quality public toilets from… MORE
Web Image Searching
Web Image Searching
Piclens take image searching to a whole new dimension
Amazing cool 3-D picture viewer add-on for Firefox browser. It works with Google, Flickr, DeviantArt and many others including some social networking sites like Facebook. Ive started typing random words… MORE
Build Your Own Search
Build Your Own Search
Yahoo BOSS
Yahoo is letting you Build Your Own Search with a new open search web services program. To capitalize on the gargantuan value of global search results, Yahoo BOSS will allow people to customize the way… MORE
Click and Drag Search Engine
Click and Drag Search Engine
Sortfix.com
Another search engine!? Wait a minute - don't dismiss this one just yet. The Sortfix Internet search engine uses existing powerhouses, Google and Yahoo, but, it adds an interactive element in which users… MORE
Just By Searching the Web, Raise Money For Charity
Just By Searching the Web, Raise Money For Charity
GoodSearch & GoodShop
This is definitely cool! GoodSearch is a service that utilizes Yahoo's search engine to earn money for charity. There are hundreds of charities already in their database, but if your favorite is not there,… MORE
Social Search Engines
Social Search Engines
Xoost.com
Do you want to share all your exciting web search finds with your friends? Then Xoost is the place for you. Xoost lets you search the web for what you're most interested in and your search stream is continuously… MORE
Searching the Web By Clusters
Searching the Web By Clusters
Clusty Returns Groups of Results
This search engine isn't a Google killer, but it's one that will be gaining in popularity because of its specialized search feature. It's called Clusty because it clusters search results in meaningful… MORE

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