• Search SIG: Social Search Tuesday, July 08, 2008 - 06:30PM to 09:15PM
    Cubberley Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Rd., RM H-1
    Palo Alto, CA
    Web Apps & E-Commerce

Search SIG: Social Search



  • Please register at the door. Thanks


    Will Community Wisdom Take Search and Discovery to the Next Level?


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    Come participate in a lively discussion on what up-and-comers are doing to provide improved search and discovery capabilities through the wisdom of the crowd and how it will impact the overall consumer web search marketplace. We will address questions such as:

    -What is social search and discovery? Why and how does it enhance the user experience?
    -What are the potentials for social search –what are its limitations?
    -When will social search reach an inflection point?
    -What are the best platforms/networks or technologies for social search and discovery?
    -Who are the most successful existing platforms on social search and discovery?
    -Will social search supplement or replace current search and discovery processes?
    -What types of players are best positioned to capture the largest market share?
    -What are the roles of social networks and “traditional” search sites in this new area?

    Confirmed panelists include:
    -FriendFeed’s CEO Bret Taylor
    -Mahalo’s CEO Jason Calacanis
    -Wikia Search’s Jeremie Miller


    Search Wikia

    Moderator Safa Rashtchy is well known for his expertise on search and for hosting the teen panel at Web 2.0 Summits and for his prescient investor analysis on the search space as Piper Jaffrey’s Managing Director for Global Internet Media.



    Event Logistics


    Cubberley Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
    Palo Alto, CA


    The now well established Search SIG Agenda format will be used:
    6:30-7:00pm - Registration / Food & Drink
    7:00–7:05pm - A few words about the Search SIG
    7:00-9:00 pm - Program



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members