In addition to using Spotlight's privacy list, a simple name extension can keep Spotlight from indexing specific files and folders.
Alleged action follows a lawsuit filed by the online bulletin board to prevent data harvester 3taps and apartment listings aggregator PadMapper from exporting its listings.
Your name might be a little more searchable these days, as Google now indexes comments you publish on Web sites using the Facebook Comments platform.
Despite an L.A. Times report that a Twitter security hole allows protected tweets to be indexed by Google, only tweets that were, at some time, public are being indexed.
Choose which drives, folders, and files Windows' built-in search function indexes.
Google and Yahoo say their search engines will start to index Flash content. Microsoft is staying mum on whether or when it might add such support to Live search.
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A new search engine is indexing meaning, not just keywords.
User privacy concerns on Chinese social networking sites have led the biggest players to block indexing by Baidu, China's leading search engine.
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