- Websites are dead. They’re not where development is happening.
- Instead, development is happening in social media resources.
- People are cyber-nomadic now. They go where the conversations are.
- Namechk.com – find out where you are online.
- Personalizemedia.com – Gary’s social media count.
- Facebook becoming a search engine
- Quora – a Q&A website.
- Flipboard.com – news collation service. – getting social media to bring the data to you.
- Liking and +1ing now influencing search engine ranking. This can be seen on Google.
- Blekko.com create your own search engines. Uses slashtags to restrict searched sites to particular topics.
- Search is becoming social. The traditional idea of search is no longer useful.
- The idea is to create a personal learning network, but who (realistically) has the time to do that?
- Can the librarian take on this work – aggregating searches and creating bespoke (subject specific) search engines so that the end user doesn’t have to?