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Collecta Powers Real-Time Search for Identi.ca

Collecta Launches New Site Search Platform -- Enables Social Networks, News Publishers, and Other Sites to Easily Provide Streaming Real-Time Search Capabilities to Reveal the Vibrancy of Their Communities

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/09 -- Collecta, the streaming real-time search company that has been accelerating the pace of Internet search, announced that its new Site Search Platform is powering real-time search for Identi.ca, an open-source micro-blogging service. Through Collecta's technology, Identi.ca users can keep pace with the real-time comments, trends, and news coursing through the social network every minute.

Through real-time search, Identi.ca users can track reactions and discussions on the latest NBA trade, breaking news about health care reform, or any other topic or area of interest. Everyone can see Collecta's site search in action on Identi.ca by visiting http://search.identi.ca to search the social network.

Collecta's XMPP-based platform shoots information to users the instant it is published. As a result, users have the power to view a continuously updating stream of results without having to hit refresh or restart their query.

"Real-time search is a window into the heart of the social network. It reveals the vibrancy of the network, community, and conversations to both users and outside observers," said Collecta CEO Gerry Campbell. "Through streaming search, users see a deeper, more complex view of what's taking place on both that social network and in the world right now."

"We've been working with Collecta since before they launched to make Identi.ca data more accessible to everyone. We're happy to be able to use the same platform to bring the real-time search experience back to our own users," said Identi.ca and StatusNet founder Evan Prodromou.

"Collecta's Site Search Platform allows publishers and social networks to transform their own content and data. The result is not a static set of results, but a live view into their flow of activity," Collecta CTO Jack Moffitt commented.

The Collecta Site Search Platform is now available, enabling any social network, news publisher, sports or entertainment site to implement real-time search and provide the same level of accessibility and transparency for their site and users.

About Collecta

Collecta represents a new way to experience search, in real time. Collecta is the Web's most powerful streaming real-time search engine, posting matching stories, blogs, photos, and comments as they happen. By aggregating content in real time, Collecta offers a new and more comprehensive view of what's going on in the world right now. For more information, visit www.collecta.com.

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