Most of us love Google search engine for sheer accurateness at which it gives us the search results for anything we want to find over the web by just using keywords or even full sentence. Most of the time, we get what we want from the first few results of first search results page.
What about searching something from our own data scattered in your different online accounts like Gmail, Facebook, twitter etc using a search engine?
Today we will talk about a new search engine or in fact a personal search engine called Greplin which lets youÂ search all your online data in one easy place just like Google instantly. It indexes all the information created or stored by you on different websites like Gmail, Twitter and Facebook and provides lightning fast search of all your information.
You need to create a account on Greplin to start using it. You need add and authorize your online accounts like gmail, twitter, facebook etc with Greplin so that it can index all the information associated with those online accounts.
Free account of Greplin lets you add Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, Google Calender, Google Docs, Google Contacts only. For accounts like Google Apps, Evernote etc, you need to upgrade your account to Premium account.
I added my Facebook account to Greplin by Authorizing it and indexing started. The search was available to me almost in few seconds for my Facebook account. Just like Google Instant search, Greplin too provide you instant search results. Just type in search bar and you can see the search results as you type. Accuracy and relevancy of search results in terms of keywords I typed s excellent in fact.
For those of you who are worried about privacy of the data, here is what they say about it.
We believe you should have total control over your data. This means you can delete your data at any time. Just visit https://www.greplin.com/settings to remove indexes you no longer want included in your search results. We will delete the third party authentication data and the third party data completely from our servers as fast as is technically feasible – always within 20 minutes. Records of your interaction with Greplin may persist in our server and communication logs.