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Wait did that link violate their policy? Seems their linking policy was in dispute and hopefully changes or already has changed. ;)
I don't think that there's any point whatsoever making search MORE complicated.
joined:Jan 29, 2004
That's a blast from the....... Are they the snap of old? or is this something else?
I forget who bought them now. Still, it looks nice.
The problem we see in search is that it takes too long to find what you are looking for
I tried 3 different searches, and all i could see was a "Loading..." screen.
Aren't you supposed to have your site working when you send out press releases?
I have XP SP2, but I tried with Mozilla as well. Just not working for me.
joined:Nov 11, 2000
Just not working for me.
It's just kinda slow, Patrick. ;) Go cook dinner or something and it'll load.
My problem is that once it loaded, I couldn't figure out what it was all about. Not exactly an intuitive interface. It's very pretty, though.
I don't really like the way the results are displayed in a frame like that.
<I think Snap.com folded into NBCI. I once got a site listed in the NBCI directy. That was a long time ago!>
joined:Jan 29, 2004
There are several flaws in this engine:
I couldn't use my wheel in me mousey to go up or down the actual web page? Oops. This can be done, but you have to click on the narrow white bit at the side. Yuck.
Also it went mad at me. After typing in a search, it takes years to sort out the results, and it sticks on the search results mode thing. So it keeps 'sorting' through the results - it's like it is never ending. The page don't settle down..
Nasty nasty and nasty.
Hmm. I typed "my" travel destination SERP in at 10:00 am. I made myself a double espresso mocha latte, drank a large fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and ate a pain au choclat.
After I finished breakfast I was closing extraneous browser windows, and came back to my Snap search window, which frankly I had forgotten about.
10:36 and the results are still loading.
According to Dictionary.com the 7th most common usage is:
To move swiftly and smartly: snap to attention
Unfortunately, definition 3 B seems more applicable at the moment:
To suffer a physical or mental breakdown, especially while under stress
joined:Jan 29, 2004
Idealabs are behind Snap! For a company that boasts several other successful businesses, you would think they have enough cash to hire decent designers?
Here's a recent press release:
>>In a Weblog on the site, Snap.com founder Bill Gross said the search engine is designed to save users time. "We think we can cut the time it takes to find what you're really looking for in half," he wrote.<<
Save users time? They are joking right! It's very sad when a company has all this money, yet can't get the basics of a search engine right. I need to lie down, feeling ill over the competition lol.
joined:Oct 25, 2004
But, every time a new engine comes along people always say "Yeah this is great" and then it dies down again.
It's all very well flashing off with their various technology, but if it's slow, then it's just bad. I can't understand what the problem is, I mean they have all this money right? So why don't they fix whatever problems they have.