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Jimmy "I invented Wikipedia" Wales gave a demo of the latest version of Wikia Search tonight, at the Social Media Marketing conference in Long Beach, and there is a new alpha site that you can play around with -- if you don't mind a page that yells "Beware!" at you in red type, and throws…

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I'm generally in favour of bashing those who need to be bashed, and I definitely like taking the wind out of the Web 2.0 windbags (you know who you are), but I think the blogosphere is being a little hard on Wikia Search. Mike Arrington says that it's a letdown, Allen Stern at Centernetworks says…

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I was watching the interview with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales on Om Malik's show on Revision3, because I'm always interested in what Jimmy is up to, and he mentioned a site called ArmchairGM, which I don't recall hearing about before -- or at least paying much attention to. Om was talking about how he wanted…

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Everyone wants to be Facebook

by Mathew on November 16, 2007

So Jimmy Wales -- founder of Wikipedia and the for-profit spinoff Wikia -- has shown some screenshots of what his "social search" site might look like, which come to us courtesy of Matthew Buckland's blog in South Africa (always happy to welcome another Matthew to the blogosphere). And guess what? They look an awful lot…