Mobile search

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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered on the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones, or that it can be used to tell information about something and other mobile devices.wikipedia
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AskMeNow

A new approach by AskMeNow and MobileBits is to use Semantic Web technology to automate the process.
AskMeNow Inc. was an American public corporation, specializing in mobile search and mobile advertising.

Technological convergence

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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered on the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones, or that it can be used to tell information about something and other mobile devices.

Mobile operating system

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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered on the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones, or that it can be used to tell information about something and other mobile devices.

Mobile phone

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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered on the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones, or that it can be used to tell information about something and other mobile devices.

Mobile device

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Mobile search is an evolving branch of information retrieval services that is centered on the convergence of mobile platforms and mobile phones, or that it can be used to tell information about something and other mobile devices.

Web search engine

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Web search engine ability in a mobile form allows users to find mobile content on websites which are available to mobile devices on mobile networks. As a result, Internet web search engines such as Google and AltaVista proved popular as a way of allowing users to find the increasingly specialist content they were looking for.

Website

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Web search engine ability in a mobile form allows users to find mobile content on websites which are available to mobile devices on mobile networks.

EMarketer

"Competition for the US mobile search market promises to be fierce, thanks to the large US online ad market and strong pushes by portals. By 2019, mobile ad spending will rise to $65.87 billion, or 72.2% of total digital ad spend", according to a leading market research firm; eMarketer.

Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray CompaniesPiper, Jaffray and HopwoodU.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
Depending on a researcher's particular bias toward telecom, Web or technology factors, the published forecasts for global mobile search vary from $1.5 billion by 2011 (from Informa Telecoms & Media) to over $11 billion by 2008 (according to Piper Jaffray).

Mobile content

Mobile publishingmobile devicesmobile game content
Mobile search is important for the usability of mobile content for the same reasons as internet search engines became important to the usability of internet content.

Netscape

Netscape Communications CorporationNetscape CommunicationsNetscape Communications Corp.
Early internet content was largely provided by portals such as Netscape.

Internet

onlinethe Internetweb
As a result, Internet web search engines such as Google and AltaVista proved popular as a way of allowing users to find the increasingly specialist content they were looking for.

Google

Google Inc.Google, Inc.Google LLC
As a result, Internet web search engines such as Google and AltaVista proved popular as a way of allowing users to find the increasingly specialist content they were looking for.

AltaVista

Alta VistaAltaVista.com
As a result, Internet web search engines such as Google and AltaVista proved popular as a way of allowing users to find the increasingly specialist content they were looking for.

Media consumption

consumptionmedia dietMedia habits
They conclude that mobile search has started to change mobile media consumption patterns radically.

Human search engine

Organic search enginehuman-guided
Most mobile 'Q&A' services are powered by human researchers and are therefore a type of organic search engine.

Semantic Web

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A new approach by AskMeNow and MobileBits is to use Semantic Web technology to automate the process.

Location-based service

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The services often use location-based technology to pinpoint exactly where the user currently is.

Hibu

Yell GroupYellYellow Pages
An example is the service offered by Yell in the UK which is powered by MobilePeople's technology.

Amazon (company)

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They operate, in a mobile context, in a similar way to the recommendation engines provided by internet retail shops such as Amazon.com.

Mobile network operator

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These services provide the indexing structure to the portals provided by mobile operators.

4INFO

The company worked in mobile search and in SMS publishing and advertising.

Search engine optimization

SEOsearch engine optimisationkeywords
By May 2015, mobile search had surpassed desktop search.

Texperts

Mobile social network

mobileMobile SNSonline mobile communities
The introduction of 3G and camera phones added many features such as uploading photos, mobile search for person based on profile, and contacting/flirting with another person anonymously.