People Search Engines: Still Workin' Out the Kinks

With the influx of people search engines (Spock, Wink, et all) all claiming to do something "better than Google" does, it was inevitable that a blogger or Webmaster set out to test their claims. In an informal review, Web Worker Daily puts Spock, SquidWho, WhoZat, and Wink to the test for the names of a well-known Web expert (Om Malik), the columnist himself (a bit less well-known), and his friend (relatively no Web presence) -- and finds that though each engine had its merits, none of them was an outright "Google-killer" that made "people search" simple, yet extensive.
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