The 7 Ways People Search the Web

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Aaron Pava


August 14, 2006

The 7 Ways People Search the Web

What type of searcher are you? Slate distinguishs the seven ways people search using the mistakenly-released AOL search logs of 650,000 members. Or go to Valleywag to search the logs yourself. Like User 1912452, "a psychiatric counselor looking for a job in Colorado, obsessed with quick weight loss. She's turned to the book of Revelation, the zodiac, psychic schools, private investigators, and Victorian poetry. She (or a patient) dreams about being drenched in blood."

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