Roulston Research Search and Social Media Conference Call with Former Yahoo and Double Click Executives
On August 16th, Roulston Research held a Search and Social Media conference call to discuss trends in the industry and answer various questions from the attending investors. Larry Cornett of Brilliant Forge (VP of Consumer Products for Yahoo! Search in a former life) was one of the presenters, and Jeff Marcus was the other. He…Read More
Shoshin Project Video Interview with Larry Cornett: Search Should Beware of Social Media
I was in NYC last week and had the pleasure of speaking with the folks from The Shoshin Project about the current trends within the Tech industry. Specifically, we talked a lot about the impact of social media and how it could potential disrupt traditional information retrieval (i.e., Web Search). I believe that social media’s popularity and technology may push aside traditional search by helping users tame the information overload beast that the “stream” has become.Read More
Twitter is the World's Fastest Growing Search Engine? Highly Unlikely.
Well, as reported by Fast Company today, Twitter cofounder Biz Stone stated they have now reached ~800 million search queries per day. That supposedly puts them above the combined query volume of Yahoo plus Bing. This story has spread like wildfire across the web, with everyone jumping on and claiming that Twitter is now “the…Read More