Wednesday, August 22, 2007

People search with Spock reports on the newest entry into the world of people search,, which launched its beta version recently.

Spock, which stands for "single point of contact (by) keyword" is focused on "crawling social networks like Facebook, Bebo, and LinkedIn, and aggregating the content they find around a person." The site also has the lofty goal of indexing "every person on the planet."


Blogger Amy said...

I had actually heard about that through a Wired article - (if you're interested:

It's a pretty big idea with potential, but I think it might need to have a few bugs worked out . . .

(and congrats on the new job, by the way!)

1:08 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

Thanks very much for the link Amy.

And congrats to you as well. How does it feel being all done with library school? Wonderful I'm sure.

I'll be back in Madison Labor Day week if you're still around.

10:33 PM  

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