Best New Mashups: Search Mashups Using Facebook, Twitter and Wolfram Alpha

Wendell Santos
Mar. 23 2012, 10:00AM EDT

One of the most consistently popular types of mashup is the search mashup. Our directory lists over 900 search mashups making it the third most popular type submitted. This week we're highlighting some of these mashups that have caught our eye in recent months. They go beyond searching the web and allow users to conduct searches on social platforms, data and historical archives. Read below for more details.

twoogle - Twoogle is a twitter search that allows you to search Twitter by geo location instant live search, ipad iphone android. Also build a Twitter collage from a choosen key word, have fun and share. APIs used include: Twitter. More at our Twoogle profile.

Zopeo - Zopeo is a web-application which enables users to search across multiple popular platforms online for people they might know. It uses Facebook's OPENGRAPH API amongst others to get data from major platforms/sources on the web, then compiles the data and uses algorithms to filter/sort the data and present only the relevant results to the user. APIs used include: Facebook Graph. More at our Zopeo profile.

LOCPix - LOCPix allows searching and viewing of the digitized photo collections from the Library of Congress. Browse collections or search the vast archive for interesting historical photographs and poster artwork. Hundreds of thousands of images are available, many in high resolution. APIs used include: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs. More at our LOCPix profile.

Computational Knowledge Engine - Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers— not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. APIs used include: Wolfram Alpha. More at our Computational Knowledge Engine profile.

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