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    Search Engine Milestones
    1990: Archie - the first Internet search engine, was written by Alan Emtage, Bill Heelan, and J. Peter Deutsch, students at McGill University in Montreal.

    1993: World Wide Web Wanderer - the first web robot (Perl-based), created by Matthew Gray from MIT.

    1994: WebCrawler - first full text crawler-based search engine which let users for the first time to search for any word in any webpage.

    1994: Yahoo - created by Jerry Yang and David Filo who were electrical engineering graduate students at Stanford University.

    1994: robots.txt - Invented by Martijn Koster when working for WebCrawler - used to prevent web robots from crawling all or a part of a website.

    1995: Altavista - created by researchers at Digital Equipment Corporation, one of the most popular search engines but its popularity declined with the rise of Google.

    1997: Google - developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two PhD students from Stanford University.

    1998: PageRank - developed at Stanford University by Larry Page (hence the name Page-Rank) and Sergey Brin as part of a research project about a new kind of search engine - that information on the web could be ordered in a hierarchy by link popularity.

    1998: MSN - launched by Microsoft using search results from Inktomi. MSN was rebranded Bing in 2009.

    2003: AdSense: allows publishers to serve automatic ads that are targeted to site content and audience.


    Search Engines for Kids
    Search engine for Kids, Parents and Teachers!
    Internet Search Engines for Kids
    Top 5 search engines for kids">Top 5 search engines for kids
    Kid Safe Search Engine - KidRex
    Are there any search engines for children? - BBC
    Search Engine for Kids and Teens

    Search Engines for Teachers
    Education World: The Best Search Engines for Teachers and Students
    Teaching Search Engines to ESL Students: Avoiding the Avalanche
    Search Engine Resources
    Google For Educators

    Search Engine Quizzes
    Search Engine Trivia Quiz - Web Search
    Web Search Quiz
    Search Engine Quiz

    FAQs
    Answers to Your Questions About SEO, SEM, and Internet Marketing in General
    Zoom Search Engine FAQ - Howto's
    Internet Search Engines and Why They Matter
    Search Engine FAQ - SEO Help
    Search Engine Optimization FAQ

    Glossaries and Dictionaries
    Webmaster Glossary
    The Search Engine Marketing Glossary
    Search Engine Terms
    Search Engine Dictionary: Glossary of Search Engine Terms
    Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Glossary

    Timelines
    Timeline of Search Engine History
    Search Engine Timeline
    History of Search Engines: From 1945 to Google Today
    Google’s History Timeline

    Science Fair Projects and Experiments
    Internet & Computer Security Fair Projects
    K-12 Internet Experiments and Background Information

    General Search Engine Resources
    searchenginewatch.com
    Search Engine Showdown
    Search Engine Decoder - Search-This
    Pandia Search Central
    The Deep Web - BrightPlanet




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