Wednesday, February 8, 2012

List of defunct, possibly defunct & dying Search Engines

Cuil 
Status dead
Wikipedia article


Aesop.com
Status: Dead
The domain is now used by a skin products company.


Ads4Africa.org
Status: Defunct
They were shut down by Google.
The link now takes you to the Health & Fitness Tips blog


Boogami
Status: Dead
Strangely some parts of the website are still up.


Clusty
Status: Clusty is now Yippy.


do Great Good 
Status: Dead
It now directs their users to dogpile.


Earthfrisk.org
Status: Dead


Ecocho
Status: Possibly dying
Ecocho is online, but search yields an error message.
Ecocho also seems to have lost many of its domain names, including its .com domain.

Foovy
Status: No longer a search engine
Foovy is now a store.


GoodTree 
Status: Dead


Icerocket
Status: No longer a general search engine
Icerocket is now a blog & social media search engine.


Ipiari.com
Status: Dead
Wikipedia article in Spanish (Article translated by Google Translate)


Kosmix 
Status: Dead
The link redirects to WalmartLabs.


LeapFish 
Status: Dead
The domain is for sale.
Wikipedia article


Lookle 
Status: Possibly dead


LyGO  
Status: LyGO is now part of Lycos  


Metacca
Status: Possibly dead


Meta Strike
Status: The website is active, but the search feature no longer works.
Meta Strike is only functioning as a directory.
Meta Strike appears to have been abandoned, as its copyright date is still 2004.

MozDex
Status: The site is still up but the search hasn't worked since 2010.
When you try to search it simply states that they are updating the search engine.
Wikipedia article


Mugurdy
Status: Dead
Their message: Due to a lack of funding, the Mugurdy Visual Search Engine has been taken off the air.
Wikipedia article


Myriad Search
Status: Dead
The Link now takes you to their parent company SEOBook which explains that is no longer offering the servise due to limited usage. 
Their message: Due to limited usage, changing search engine TOS & search consolidation we no longer offer this service.


NeoAid.com 
NeoAid is no longer providing search.
NeoAid was a non-profit search to donate site.
They are now a non-profit group that provides loans to the poor.
Their massage: We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.


OktypuS
Status: Possibly dead
The website seems to be completely gone.


Qkport
Status: Possibly dead
When you go to the website there is a small message that states that the service is temporarily unavailable. However, it has been that way for a long time.


qksearch
Status: Possibly dead


Onimeta
Status: Dead


Searchgive.com 
Status: Possibly dead


SearchToAid.org
Status: Dead


Searchy
Status: Possibly dead


thagoo
Status: Possibly dead


TripleMe
Status: Dead


Viewzi 
Status: Dead
Their Message: Goodbye, Viewzi. 2006-2010
Wikipedia article


Yooci
Status: Offline & possibly dead

Status: Dead





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