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Lycos: Can't Win in Search, Turns to Social Networking

By - February 12, 2004

logo_lycos_50high.gifLycos is refocusing its efforts toward social networking services such as dating, finance, and the like, and away from search. Should be interesting to watch. I’ve come to the conclusion that social networks (orkut, friendster) can’t make it alone, they have to be a feature of a larger platform. Not rocket science, I know, but it’s interesting to see Lycos lurch in that direction as well. IAR reports.

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  1. Heh. It’ll be amusing to watch.