Search Engine Cuil Launched to Compete with Google

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Post 3+ Months Ago

Tried it and i like the sites interface and lay-out, but I am sure, that google users would find a hard time navigating the site (like me),
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I think Cuil can compete with google given the amount of time to recognize then by other users..........
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I'm not so sure about that. They botched a lot of things when they launched the site and have since been getting a lot of negative publicity.

I know they say that any publicity is good publicity, but I don't think that holds true in this case.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/07/31/inside_cuil/
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Post 3+ Months Ago

spork wrote:
I know they say that any publicity is good publicity, but I don't think that holds true in this case.

i agree. just look what happened to vista >.<
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-9998336-56.html
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Post 3+ Months Ago

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... So forgive Cuil for launching a *plum* search engine. And forgive them for calling it Cuil.


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Post 3+ Months Ago

Cuil dont display or display less results for same keywords on Goolge ,which clearly suggests that its database is much smaller than Gogle's .So it would take some time for it to come to same level to that of Google.
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actually last time i searched, cuil had many more search results for 'boobs' than google did :-X not sure how to search pictures on cuil, but searching the web for those two brought up like doodboobs.com for the first result on cuil and juggssomething on google >.<
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I've submitted a lot of url's there but none of them have been indexed yet. Anyone else having that problem?
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themanbeast9 wrote:
I've submitted a lot of url's there but none of them have been indexed yet. Anyone else having that problem?

Where did you submit the URLS to them ... ?
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Post 3+ Months Ago

I didn't really submit them, but I sent an email to the Cuil Crawler, hoping that something would happen.
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http://www.cuil.com/info/webmaster_info/

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If you would like Cuil to crawl your site and have it included in our index, please let us know. Be sure to include the URL you’d like us to index in your email.

Twiceler is the name of our robot Web crawler. The user-agent is “twiceler.” We understand that many small sites are bandwidth-limited, so we support the robots.txt Crawl-delay directive. You can read about robots.txt at robotstxt.org and there is a simple generator of the file at mcanerin.com.

If you have modified your robots.txt file for Twiceler, it may take several days for us to re-read the file. If you need something blocked right away, please let us know.

Got a Twiceler question? If you have questions or concerns about Twiceler you can contact Jim. Jim’s the guy who keeps track of Twiceler, when he’s not busy with his horses.

If you would prefer that we not crawl your site at all we are happy to oblige. Just drop Jim a note to that effect and he will place your site or IP address on our do-not-crawl list. Be sure to be explicit about the site to block as email address domains frequently differ from the site in question.
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Post 3+ Months Ago

there is a large difference in the amount of results i have noticed
search for:
Google:19,920,000,000 results for A

Cuil:1,899,710,588 results for A

Google:3,840,000,000 results for B

Cuil:762,019,467 results for B

Google:205,000,000 results for Beer

Cuil:147,205,790 results for Beer

Google:272,000,000 results for Gun

Cuil:273,693,818 results for Gun

Google:543,000,000 results for Hello

Cuil:202,845,219 results for Hello

Google:34,200,000 results for I HATE YOU

Cuil:1,890,326 results for I HATE YOU

Google:3,500,000 results for Gibberish

Cuil:150,271 results for Gibberish

Google:2,720,000,000 results for Google

Cuil:516,386,388 results for Google

Google:2,080,000 results for Cuil

Cuil:133,249 results for Cuil

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