Information Literacy by Mariah Germosen. What comes to your mind when you think about the word EXCITE?. The real meaning of EXCITE. verb Definition : inspire ; upset
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2003 – Microsoft redux
2001 – Goodbye GoTo, hello Overture
2000 – Some Web expertise
1999 – A winning search concept
1999 – Now that’s fast!
1998 – Its a hit! DirectHit
1998 – And in the other corner... MSN
1998 – And in this corner… Google
1998 – The Open (source) Directory Project
1997 – Ask Jeeves, the butler did it
1997 – GoTo, What do I bid?
1996 – LookSmart – the Australian connection
1996 – HotBot, one hot bot!
1995/96 – The Northern Light
1995 – AltaVista
1995 – The Meta-search
1994-95 – InfoSeek
1994 – Lycos
1994 – The WebCrawler
1994 – Yahoo!
1994 – A Galaxy of web pages
1993 – The birth of Excite - Second oldest Web Search Engine
1993 - AliWeb -The Web’s oldest existing search engine
1993 – The first web robot
1993 - Archie’s pal, Jughead
1993 - Veronica, the grandmother of search engines
1989 - Archie, the grandfather of all search engines
Offers excellent relevant results for very popular queries
Its News Search provides important access to Web versions of newspapers, magazines, and news wires.
Webpage design kind of outdated and dull
Excite is no longer a separate search engine. As of Dec. 17, 2001, Excite.com ceased searching its own database. It now gives Overture paid positioning results and then Inktomi results from Overture. The directory is now the Open Directory. The news search uses Dogpile's meta news search.