Scoofers Serves Up Social Media-Influenced Searches

Ah yes, yet another social media-oriented search engine. This time it's Scoofers, a Netherlands-based service that pulls in data from social bookmarking sites like Digg and Reddit to help rank the results.

Scoofers offers a number of query refinement options, allowing users to drill down by categories like celebrities/gossip, reference/Wikipedia and even by demos like senior citizens or teens. The engine uses aggregated social bookmarking data to determine which categories a given page should fall under.

Four vertical search engines (travel, electronics, party & dining, and fashion shopping) are accessible from the Scoofers.com main page as well.

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