Eurekster, the social-vertical search engine, has introduced some new features that make its flagship product Swickis more social. Swickis are social site-search widgets. Eurekster has added “Q&A” functionality to Swickis and the ability for site users to add links directly into the site’s index. And you can now vote on the relevance of any result in the site/Swicki index.
Here’s a Swicki search result for “Danny Sullivan” on TechCrunch, for example. At the top of the search results page are links to modules where you can ask a question of the site’s user community or add a result to the database.
Here’s more on the new features from the Eurekster blog.
Simultaneously Eurekster is building a targeted ad network with its widely distributed Swickis. Advertisers can purchase individual sites using Swickis and ultimately (coming soon) categories of Swickis to reach specific audiences.
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