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What will the next evolution of search engines be like? Your predictions on how search engines and the web will evolve! 5urlcom msg:819394 5:23 pm on Aug 5, 2002 (gmt 0) :o :) :( What will the next EVOLUTION of the WEB & SEARCH ENGINES offer? What changes are Happening, are Imminent, and in the distant Future?
Mardi_Gras msg:819395 5:29 pm on Aug 5, 2002 (gmt 0)
The Web - The eternal search for customers who will actually pay for content will continue
Search Engines - PPC, PPC, PPC - did I say PPC?
Key_Master msg:819396 5:37 pm on Aug 5, 2002 (gmt 0)
Much tighter government control over money earned and transacted over the Web. Mom and Pop, beware. :( Mark_A msg:819397 5:54 pm on Aug 5, 2002 (gmt 0)
>>Much tighter government control over money earned and transacted over the Web<<
Dont see that as being that radical Keymaster because there is no way to do it without involving the banking community and they are getting increasing regulation ...
Do you mean where tax is concerned rather than terrorism ?
rcjordan msg:819398 6:03 pm on Aug 5, 2002 (gmt 0)
My crystal ball says we're going to see some form of modal search rolled out. My guess would be that Google will be first to introduce it, but perhaps MSN. Modal search requires some sort of user profile to store preferences, and MSN's Passport would be easy to adapt to fill that function. Though from a privacy perspective, this would be akin to letting the fox into the hen-house.
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