Have you ever wanted to search multiple search engines at the same time? I am sure you can imagine the time it would save if you were able to use one search bar to pull data from popular search engines, social networks, and blogs. Now you can with a site called Addict-o-matic.
Addict-o-matic is a site that pulls data from multiple sources online to help users find the information they desire. Simply use the Addict-o-matic search bar to find what you want and then filtered results from popular sites such as Google, Digg, and Twitter will appear.
Imagine being able to search for something in popular search engines, social networks, and blogs all at the same time. Doing so would save you a lot of time. Addict-o-matic does just that. When you do a search, Addict-o-matic scans 25 popular sites to help you find the information you need. These sources include: Google News, YouTube, Twitter, Bing, FriendFeed, Popular Blogs, Technorati, Flickr, Digg, WordPress, Yahoo! News, and more.
In order to see how Addict-o-matic can help you, let’s assume that you’re in the market for a new laptop computer and have been hearing some great things about Apple’s new 13 Inch MacBook Pro. Doing a simple search for 13 Inch MacBook Pro is an excellent example to see how Addict-o-matic shines. The results produced are outstanding, especially considering the fact we’re trying to gather information about this computer so that a wise decision can be made about possibly purchasing it.
Immediately, Addict-o-matic has produced results from Twitter, Bing News, Google Blog Search, YouTube, Digg and quite a few more sites. What makes this situation beneficial is that finding consumer information about the 13 Inch MacBook Pro comes very real. You’re tapped into Twitter, which we all know, people love to rant and rave on Twitter. Both excellent and poor experiences are communicated on Twitter. And that includes the experiences with the 13 Inch MacBook Pro.
Having Bing News results will give you more official news and press release information. Google Blog Search will give you similar data to Twitter, but the difference is that you’ll find lengthy descriptions of positive or negative experiences. With YouTube and even Digg, you can expect to find excellent reviews on the laptop.
As you can see, Addict-o-matic is very useful in many ways. With me being a professional blogger and freelance writer, it’s important that I have access to multiple resources for article research. Another way Addict-o-matic is useful is it allows bloggers, such as myself, an easy way to research and drill down into topics needed to complete writing tasks. If I happen to be covering a story about airplanes, I can easily use Addict-o-matic to find information, specification, news, reports, and even pictures and videos of the specific airplane I need.
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