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July 24, 2009

New Age Search Engine For The New Age Person

Filed under: Start-up Companies Reviews — admin @ 4:37 am

Need a product or a service over the internet and it’s taking ages to find it… technology presents to you the “SEARCH ENGINES” – a fast and new way of finding what you want when you want it. Among the search engines that are available to the “searching” crowd, sites like Google, AOL pages, Excite are helpful in finding their specific requirements. But one search engine that stands out amongst the hundreds out there is
In a nutshell if you were to ask what makes so different from the rest, then this would be your answer: is your taste of old meets new. Unlike other search engines which regard the Internet as a collection of documents or files, sees the Internet as a stream of conversations. To them, it is a relationship which influences once speech and thought process. Through fast paced communities like Twitter, Flickr, Digg, Yelp, Identica and so on, keeps tabs on people’s conversations. Hence when you use this site to search for something, unlike other search engines which may provide you with outdated information, tells about what is being spoken of now, this week or even the past month. So one word you could use for this site would be “Fresh”. is actually the brainchild of 4 people – Vipul Ved Prakash, Rishabh Aiyer Ghosh, Gary Iwatani and Justin Foutts. The site has the support of a 5 member Board of Directors and 10 member team.’s main investors are BlueRun Ventures, Ignition Partners, Founders Fund and Scott Banister. categorizes search results into time windows – all time, month, week, day, hour. Hence the result for a search would be one which would be fresh and important to the individual. This is usually called the “right – time window”. Topsy also searches for user names, full names and mini bios of Twitter users. There is something called a “topsy bubble” which is present near every link to show how many hits each search result has received.
One of the most distinctive features of is its ability to discover the list of people who have responded to your query. This list is specific to the time window mentioned. computes with the reputation and the potential of these authors based on the quantity and quality of the hits they receive.
If you wish to contact with a query or a suggestion or any other specific need, then they have delegated different help contacts to suit your type of requirement.

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