Microsoft Features OneRiot Search for First Release of Internet Explorer 8

Boulder, Colo. and San Francisco, Calif. (Vocus) January 26, 2009

OneRiot , the social search engine that finds the pulse of the web, today announced Microsoft has selected OneRiot as a featured search provider for today’s Release Candidate One (RC1) of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). Microsoft recognizes OneRiot and its unique ability to help users find the news, videos and products people are talking about right now.

There are several new personalization features within IE8, such as Web Slices, that allow users to go beyond the page for the latest content. With the OneRiot Hot Topics Web Slice, users stay apprised of the hottest breaking news from around the web within the browser. Additional IE8 add-ons include the OneRiot Hot Topic Sidebar and the OneRiot Social Search Suggestions.

“IE8 really optimizes a user’s experience with our service,” said Kimbal Musk, CEO of OneRiot. “Our innovative social search services are a perfect fit for IE8’s new Web Slices and other search features, allowing users to easily find the pulse the web directly from their browser.”

A library of these extensions and services for IE8 can be found online at OneRiot: or within the Internet Explorer Gallery: .

About OneRiot

OneRiot is a social search engine that finds the pulse of the Web. Search with OneRiot to find the news, videos and products that people are talking about right now in relation to your search query. Thanks to the constant help of more than two million users, OneRiot knows exactly where to send you for the freshest stuff to read, watch or buy. Don’t just find information, find the pulse of the Web!

OneRiot is a privately held company headquartered in Boulder, Colo. with offices in San Francisco. To keep up to date on announcements from OneRiot, follow us via Twitter at


Courtney Walsh

Director of PR, OneRiot


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