Google launches Google Social Search from Google Labs Oct. 26. The experiment is designed to make search results more relevant by mining the rich Google profile information users provide. This includes all Gmail contacts and Gmail chat buddies, as well and people users are publicly connected to on social sites such as Twitter and FriendFeed. Not Facebook though. If there’s Web content written by contacts relevant to the search query, Google’s algorithm will sniff the content out and serve it up at the bottom of the search results page in a section called Results from people in your social circle.

Google Oct. 26 released Google Social Search, the
company’s stab at making search more personally relevant by putting content
from searchers’ contacts directly into search results.
Users must opt-in to use the experimental service from
Google Labs here. Google Social Service requir…

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