blogs and feeds Blog and Feed Search Blogs and Feeds Search

The long awaited Blog Search Engine has finally launched. There are two iterations: One for in the form of another right side option. The other within The blogs and feeds search is directed more towards general users. The Bloglines versions offers more advanced options for “prosumers” as Kaushal Kurapati from called them in our preview call.

Key features include the use of “expert rank” which breaks the web into communities and defines subject specific link popularity. This is combined with subscription data to determine relevance in blog and feed search results.

Another key feature is the quality of content. Blogs and Feeds search is available in 20 languages with 4-6 million articles indexed per day. There are 1.5 billion articles indexed overall. Blogs and feeds that are indexed only include the feeds that Bloglines users have subscribed to.