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Google Launches Social Search

Stuff Your Friends Love — Now in Google Search Results

Twitter updates will soon appear within search results, Google Labs has launched Google Social Search — an application that displays public search results found via your friends' social media profiles — Flickr streams, Twitter feeds, FriendFeed updates, and more. Google defines your social circle as:

On the heels of the big announcements from both Bing and Google that

Social Search only works if you're signed into your Google account. To test this feature, visit google.com/experimental. If you opt in, access Social Search results by using the left-hand links on a search results page. It also shows which friends and acquaintances social content comes from. Check out the Google blog for a great, informative video explaining how Social Search works and how Google determines who's in your social network.

Do you think you'll use this feature? Or will this be yet another way to search in Google that you don't think you'll use?

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popemily popemily 7 years
This is a bit too 'Big Brother' for my tastes.
Melly80 Melly80 7 years
yeah its a bit like that
kcwebgirl kcwebgirl 7 years
i need the internets to stop stalking me and my friends
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