Kansas State University has put its yearbooks online. The yearbooks cover 1926 – 2009.
The University of Michigan Center for the History of Medicine has launched The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919: A Digital Encyclopedia, a digital archive covering the 1918-1919 influenza epidemic in the United States. It currently has over 16,000 digitized documents.
MIT’s Technology Review takes a look at why Facebook’s search engine won’t be like Google’s. I think they could be complementary. Facebook’s tech won’t replace Google’s — but it may be the innovation that finally makes general searchable subject indexes completely irrelevant.
There is a new online archive available devoted to Oscar Wilde’s visits to America. Announcement here.
Ancestry has acquired memorials/photographs site 1000memories.
Twitter is branching out into surveys. Hey Twitter, do a survey about what we think of your new API terms of service.
Facebook is launching a new service where regular members (as opposed to fan pages) can spend $7 to promote their posts to their friends. I am totally down with spending $7 so more of my friends see my amusing cat stories and complaints about the state of desktop e-mail clients. Not.
Google has rolled out yet another Panda update.
Google has also launched a new site to showcase the power of the Google Maps API.
Interesting infographic: What issues are voters searching on? Good morning, Internet….