Sunday, May 1, 2011

More search verticals and social comment

We added 11 verticals to, including:
web, image, video, shopping, auction, classified, job, news, realtime, blog, discussion. We'll keep on adding more verticals in the coming weeks.

We are also catching the social wagon. We implemented facebook comment in TagsUp. You can comment any tag and share with your friends. Thanks for your support and spread the words.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Answer your question

Search engine is a powerful tool. Unfortunately it does not understand human's natural question well. People need to scan pages of web documents to find an answer.

Today, released a question and answer (Q&A) system. uses semantic search and natural language processing technology to answer your question. is built in to answer millions of questions.

Here are a few examples, and you can compare our results with

Question 1) when is the date harvard university founded?
See answers from The answer is at the top of the page.
Answer: Harvard University Date founded: Sep 8, 1636;
When is the date harvard university founded

Here is the same search from Google. Google does not get it.
when is the date harvard university founded by Google

Question 2)Britney Spears's birthday
Both and Google got the answer. Note you do not have to enter the complete sentence to trigger's question answer system. Google behaves the same.
Britney Spears's birthday

Question 3) What is kobe bryant player statistics? got it. Google does not.
What is kobe bryant player statistics

Qeuestion 4) What is Barack Obama's parent
What is Barack Obama's parent

Please try it out. If this feature is useful, let your friends know.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Browse your favorite tags

We have added millions of tags to

You can browse the location related tags at:

Saturday, February 20, 2010 has a new logo

We have a new logo:

I like the logo for several reasons:
1) The logo is simple.
2) TagsUp is easy to remember.
3) The circle background aroud Up has a tag shape.

Finaly, like the traffic in, "Up" rides in a balloon that will go UP!

Sunday, December 6, 2009 in Twitter

If you are a twitter fan or would like to be one, please follow me on twitter:

tagsup in Twitter

You can always check what's up for in Twitter. Happy tweeting!

Find backlinks from Wikipedia and Dmoz

Wikipedia is a top 10 most popular web site in the world. Dmoz (the open directory project) is the most important directory in the Internet.

Backlinks (or back-links) are incoming links to a website or web page. A backlink in Wikipedia and Dmoz is an authority view of your web site. The backlink can be a great SEO boost for your web site. In addition, a backlink in Wikipedia and Dmoz can drive significant organic traffic to your web site.

But how can you find out the backlinks from Wikipedia and/or Dmoz? It is not easy. Until now, you can find the answers from

Here are a few approaches:

Approach 1: In search result page, click "View Profile" or "Comment" link, you will be able to see the backlinks for the web page.

Approach 2: If you have a web site (for example:, enter the following in browser (

Further, you can find out more reference of a web page from Digg, Stumbleupon, Delicious,,; traffic report from Google trend, Alexa, Complete; domain information from and

Below is one example. It is fun to check out all backlinks for

Profile Page for

This is really simple and easy. If you find the feature useful, please check it out and spread the words.

Thanks for your support. Happy Holidays!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 is up is up, for a little over a month.

Thanks to you, the traffic picked up. According to Alexa, we ranked 1,382,873 (

What is exactly, many friends ask? Well, every body knows Google. (Yeah, Google rocks.) Instead, we tried to create a mashup on a few search engines (Yahoo, Google, Twitter, Amazon, Bing etc.) with added on content. The content can be user generated or from wikipedia or dmoz, or other useful/trustworthy sources.

The ultimate goal is to organize content automatically that is relevant to your query. You only need to enter keywords with one click to view all results. Then you can explore the content in one page, without going back and forth.

To put the idea into an equation:
Search + Explore + Social =

Enjoy and stay tuned. Thank you.