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People-focused search engine launched

<a href="http://www.spock.com/">Spock.com</a>, a new search engine focused on finding people by crawling social networking sites such as MySpace.com and Friendster, launched in a beta format Wednesday.

Report refutes claims of social networking dangers

A study released this month by the U.S. National School Boards Association debunks the common assumption that MySpace and other social networking sites are breeding grounds for sexual predators seeking to harm students.

Social networking quickly taking global hold

The use of social networking sites worldwide has grown substantially in the past year, with some sites seeing total visits increase as much as 270 percent, according to a study released Tuesday by Internet measurement company ComScore.

State official: MySpace finds sex offenders among users

MySpace has identified more than 29,000 registered sex offenders among those registered to use its site -- more than four times what the company said in May it had found from an investigation, according to North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper.

Blogosphere buzzes about 'death of the page view'

The blogosphere is buzzing about what some are calling the death of the page view following Nielsen/NetRating's announcement Tuesday that it would stop using the traditional measurement as its primary metric to compare Web sites.

New Web metric likely to hurt Google, help YouTube

In a nod to the success of emerging Web 2.0 technologies like AJAX and streaming media, one of the country's largest Internet benchmarking companies will no longer use page views as its primary metric for comparing sites.

Spotplex launches Digg.com competitor with a twist

Spotplex on Monday announced a new content-aggregation site that it said will provide Digg.com-like rankings of Internet content -- with a twist. Instead of requiring users to rank content, Spotplex will automatically rank it based on the number of p...

Google to state its case on public policy blog

Google, which has been working to ward off questions about its privacy policies and defend its YouTube subsidiary against a US$1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit filed in March by Viacom, Monday launched a <a href="http://googlepublicpolicy.blo...

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