We're very proud of the achievements attained at Artiklz since our recent company launch three months ago
Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 5, 2009
Artiklz (http://artiklz.com ), the company that brings you conversation search, announced today that it was awarded second place in the Mashable People's Choice 2nd Annual Open Web Awards, in the category of Search and Social Search. The Open Web Awards is the only multilingual international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology. Through an online nominating and voting process, the Open Web Awards recognizes and honors the top achievements in 26 categories. Winners last year included Facebook, Digg, Google, Meetup, Twitter, Netvibes, woot!, Last.fm and Mahalo.
This year over 43,000 start-ups contested in the first round of open nominations in the 26 categories. Of this initial group, the 10 companies with the most nominations in each category moved on to the First Round of Online Voting. After the votes were tallied from first round of voting three companies in each category remained for the Final Battle Round of online voting. In the Search and Social Search category Scour took first prize and Artiklz second, respectfully. "We're very proud of the achievements attained at Artiklz since our recent company launch three months ago," said John N. Le, principal of Artiklz. "For Artiklz to emerge in second place amongst world-class start-up companies that have been offering their services in excess of a year is a strong testament to Artiklz's growing value proposition and further validates our business model."
Artiklz enables "Conversation Search" by Capturing User Generated Conversations Across the Social Media. Conversation Search lets you search through all the discussions happening on the web about a particular topic. Conversation Search enables users to answer the 5 W's: Who, Why, When, Where, and What people are talking about pertaining to a particular topic of interest.
In addition to Conversation SEARCH, Artiklz offers a 360 degree view for blog and website owners of their comments and conversation stream, thus providing the only 2-way gateway to comments. In addition to the acquiring of comments from major blogging and commenting systems, Artiklz aggregates the various popular web sharing/rating services' (Digg, Reddit, Mixx, Yahoo! Buzz, FriendFeed, Delicious, CoRank, Diigo, etc.) comment feeds to provide a consolidated view.
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