Google Custom Search allows you to create a custom search engine for your site. The problem is the advertising is sometimes too intrusive, even when no results are found.
Facebook is the second most popular website in UK after Google but closely followed by Windows Live Hotmail and eBay. However the growth of social sites is slowing this year.
Usernamecheck allows you to check the availability of your preferred username on 63 different social sites.
Yuuguu users can chat, share their desktop screens in real time with friends on the Google Talk or Google Apps network without requring any software.
The iPhone version of Orkut is more feature-rich than the older mobile version in the sense that you now read friend updates, delete scraps and even view photo albums right from the iPhone.
Digg has decided to retire Digg Spy, their live activity feed. When it was first released, Digg Spy was a nice tool to discover popular content posted on Digg in near real-time.
Amazon has reduced prices of their Simple Storage Service aka S3. I use Amazon S3 to store all the CSS files, external scripts, web images and the site performance has improved since then because outsourcing to S3 puts less load on the Apache server.
If I come across a blog that is republishing content without attribution, I first send a polite email to the blog owner asking him or her to remove the material.
You can now open email links directly inside web mail programs like Gmail, Yahoo! Mail or you could configure mailto with any desktop based email client like Outlook, Windows Live Mail or Thunderbird.
See screenshots of Google AdSense ads inside the map view of Google Maps.
According to Trend Micro, India now has the dubious distinction of being the 7th largest spam sender in the world and largest in Asia. Russia (11.92 %), United States (9.36 %) and Brazil (7.48 %) hold the top 3 positions.
Your Facebook profile page has a "Friends" box in the lower left corner that, by default, displays a list of six random friends.
The most recent PageRank update sparked some intense discussion in the blogosphere with people like Steve Rubel, John Battelle, Danny Sullivan and Dave McClure joining the conversation.
Illinois based Earthcomber has filed a suit in the US District Court against Loopt and the popular TechCrunch blog for patent infringement.
It is possible that Google may add rss feeds for web search results. They already provide feeds for News and Blogs search results.
Learn how to create a backup of all your tumblr blogs to the hard disk including photos, video, chat sessions and even songs.
Descriptive anchor text (the visible text in a hyperlink) helps accurately inter-connect the web. It allows both users and Googlebot to better understand what they're likely to find when following a link to another page. So if it's not too much trouble, try making anchor text descriptive."
While it is possible to add hyperlinks on YouTube videos via the built-in annotations feature, the only problem is that you cannot link to external websites from YouTube videos. LinkedTube solves the problem.