Raven SEO Weekly Digest – Issue 18
12 Search Engines Which Can Replace Ask.com
As most of you most likely will know, Ask.com has just recently gone through a period of layoffs and restucturing. The future of Ask.com as an innovative entity will exist no more. Loren Baker at the Search Engine Journal asks the question – “Who Can Replace Ask.com?“ Loren discusses various scenarios and suitable replacements from semantic, open and media search engines.
Stumbleupon Now Using Captcha for Reviews
A somewhat unprecedented move by Stumbleupon has seen them resort to using captcha to verify reviews. As various bloggers have pointed out, captcha can be a usability nightmare for some users and the attraction of Stumble is its ease of use – adding in an extra security layer may be more secure, but could be a step too far.