Netvibes and Its Kin

One narrow view of Netvibes is that it’s a “news reader.” The company describes itself as a “Web 2.0 homepage.” But Netvibes and its competitors (including MyYahoo) are much more interesting than those descriptions suggest, especially in terms of how they may evolve and how that may impact search as the “front door to the Internet.”

I’ve written more on this at Search Engine Land.

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Here’s more from the WSJ (sub req’d) and Wired.

One Response to “Netvibes and Its Kin”

  1. Sebastien Provencher Says:

    I like to use “Start Pages” when talking about Netvibes and other similar ones.

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