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Kartoo closes its doors
A beautiful concept no more
anallawalla

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Msg#: 4080882 posted 11:58 pm on Feb 15, 2010 (gmt 0)

Sometime in January 2010, the French search engine kartoo.com closed down. It showed a colourful graph of websites, their linkages and related concepts. I didn't use it much but when I did, it was a pleasure to explore.

I was looking for a site that displays backlinks visually but could not.

 

Leosghost

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Msg#: 4080882 posted 12:22 am on Feb 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

What is even more sad is what snapped up the dotfr..

Then as Joni said ..you dont know what you've got ..'til its gone ..

REP kartoo..

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g1smd

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Msg#: 4080882 posted 1:00 am on Feb 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

That was a very interesting application, shame.

Robert Charlton

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Msg#: 4080882 posted 2:22 am on Feb 25, 2010 (gmt 0)

Sorry to hear it's gone. As I think about it, I don't think there's been anything else comparable. It's hard for me to think of the web spacially without remembering Kartoo's imagery.

I was looking for a site that displays backlinks visually...


Yes, I always wanted that too.

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Msg#: 4080882 posted 1:02 am on Apr 12, 2010 (gmt 0)

Oh crud! I loved that site. TouchGraph is still around, though.

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