24 metasearch engines for efficient searching

With the time passing, Metasearch engines have risen & continue to grow in numbers, even in the Google dominated search world. Companies who create their own versions of metasearch engines have given up on trying to compete with Google and the other top search engines, and instead take advantage of the API’s and technologies available via the big […]

With the time passing, Metasearch engines have risen & continue to grow in numbers, even in the Google dominated search world. Companies who create their own versions of metasearch engines have given up on trying to compete with Google and the other top search engines, and instead take advantage of the API’s and technologies available via the big three or four search technologies, integrating that data into one interface with a unique spin on ranking or listings formats.

Wikipedia entry defines a meta-search engine as a search engine that sends user requests to several other search engines and/or databases and aggregates the results into a single list or displays them according to their source.