LYCOS INCORPORATES PIXSY TO ENHANCE MULTIMEDIA SEARCH
Lycos to Utilize Pixsy Video, Image, and News Search across the Lycos Networks of SitesSan Francisco, CA - January 24, 2008 - Pixsy Corporation, media search platform that powers private label video and image search engines, today announced a distribution deal with Lycos, Inc. (www.lycos.com), a leading provider of social publishing, media and search services. Under the terms of the Agreement, Lycos will utilize Pixsy's advanced media search platform to offer video and image search to their network of owned and operated properties and affiliates. Pixsy's award-winning media search technology enables Lycos users to search a vast index of the web's latest videos and images providing up to the minute content. Pixsy technology makes it easy for any site to run a branded multimedia search engine with content customized to that specific audience, thereby creating new search activity and targeted advertising inventory. "We chose Pixsy for their robust multimedia search offering and deep index of the most popular consumer content on the web," said Edward Noel, General Manager of Search Products for Lycos, Inc. "This effort reflects our company-wide focus on providing Lycos users with a more visual-oriented, multi-media experience across all of our products and services." Pixsy, CEO, Chase Norlin added, "We're excited to be working with such a world class search company and this is a great example of our ability to offer unique new products, such as Pixsy News, built off the powerful Pixsy media search platform."
About PixsyPixsy Corporation is an award-winning media search platform that powers private label image and video search engines for websites and applications. Pixsy brings a new suite of tools to the multimedia search sector and is creating new search-based ad opportunities in the process. Pixsy's multimedia spiders and index also let it create compelling vertical search applications for customers that can serve as multimedia launching points for vertical portals. Pixsy has offices in San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA and was founded by a team of engineers and business leaders hailing from Microsoft and ValueClick.
About Lycos, Inc.
Lycos is one of the original and most widely known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities.>Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users.
Times change, and Lycos has changed with them, evolving into digital media power house with two major divisions
Lycos, is a network of easy to use community and social sites. Lycos's award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search. The Lycos Network of sites and services include Lycos.com, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help in bringing people together to interact, conduct commerce, have fun, and experience the best the Internet has to offer, is in our DNA. We offer 40 Local Sites in 120 Languages with a community spanning across 177 Countries. Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S.
Lycos employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide, including the US, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Ukraine, Sweden, Serbia, Israel, China, Thailand, Panama, India, Emirates, Russia and Australia, and with representatives or partners in Spain, South Africa, and The Netherlands.www.lycos.com
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