Blekko: A New Search Engine

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by the CTL’s Laurie Hansen.]

Blekko is a search engine.  Blekko is a social website.  It is a new search engine with which you can “search the web by using slashtags.  Slashtags search only the sites you want and cut out the spam sites.  Slash in what you want and slash out what you don’t.”

It is interesting that Blekko’s CEO Rich Skrenta claims that Blekko searches like a human, not a computer.  According to a recent Reuters story, Blekko “narrows searches to groups of websites that people, not computers, have pre-approved as being the best sources of information for particular topics.”

And what’s more, you can share your slashtags.  Check out the global chatter.  You can sign up here.


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