Can social networking and social search sites generate better search results than the reigning King Google? I guess we shall see. I personally don't think so - at least not in the near future. Here's a teaser...
Can Social Search Take Down Google?
Jimmy Wales' Wikia Search will open to the public next week with an eye toward improving search by letting users tweak search results in a fashion similar to how users edit entries on Wikipedia.
Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, announced that the project would enter public beta on January 7. The goal, he said, is to reduce the "bottleneck of two or three firms really controlling the flow of search traffic..."