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TipTop Search - From: Life To: Life
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Whatever you need, TipTop Search helps you find the best advice, opinions, and answers as well as people to engage and share experiences with.
Interests: search engines, internet, semantics, natural language, social search, peoples lives, finding individuals and information, sentiment, real-time search trends
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In the final hour before the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony begins & the Oscar nominees walk down the Red Carpet, TipTop takes a snapshot of our Oscar's awards leaderboards. We have been tracking Oscar-related tweets & extracting the sentiment around the actor & actress nominees and film & movie nominations since February 14th. To see what passions are flying around the actors, actresses & directors this year check out TipTop's Red Carpet Passion Pies slice by emotional slice. For the 2011 Academy Awards, TipTop's social media Oscar award predictions are: @twittiptop TipTop Technologies I used the Best Picture sentiment leaderboard... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2011 at TipTop
If you'd like to actually predict the 2011 Oscar winners, with the help of semantics & social media, TipTop's 83rd Academy Awards Special is the place to visit at TipTop's engine is extracting sentiment from thousands of tweets every day around the Oscars and the films & actors that have been nominated for awards. It's not as painful as it sounds and no one is injured, except for some celebrity egos along the way. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2011 at TipTop
Who needs cupid for Valentine's Day when you have TipTop at! If you are already feeling smitten & know your sweetheart's twitter name, just enter it in TipTop's Valentine Gift Finder & you will get personalized gift ideas for them. If you are bit more sly, enter your own twitter ID and share your favorite gift ideas with that special someone. We have also analyzed 1000s of tweets to find the top romantic getaways for Valentine's weekend in 2011, which includesVegas, Chicago, LA, Miami, NYC, Atlanta, Paris, London, Houston, and Hawaii. Vist for more TipTop romantic activity ideas. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2011 at TipTop
2011 Super Bowl advertisers are dipping into the "Social Bowl" cracking the "Mobile Bowl" and "Crashing in on the Super Bowl" in every which way but loose. Whether you plan to watch the Super Bowl Sunday or just catch the commercials after the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers mash it out, TipTop(l offers a great way to: 1. quickly see a summary of SB45 tweets, trends, top tips & web pages; 2. view pre & post game trends in brand sentiment for Super Bowl sponsors and their commercial ads & videos; 3. get in-depth coverage for popular brands, like Volkswagen or Motorola, to see long term sentiment trends and daily news summaries, Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2011 at TipTop
Whether you plan to celebrate the end of 2010 in style or do the 2011 Happy New Year table dance, TipTop ( offers up top tips, people & perspectives from social media to help transport you wherever you may want to go, no matter where you are on New Year's Eve. Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2010 at TipTop
If you or your friends are like me and my friends, we are all rushing around trying to buy last minute presents for those tricky family members or picky friends. Luckily for me this year, TipTop's 2010 Holiday & Gift Guide makes finding the perfect presents and sharing unique gift ideas easy at TipTop figures out enough of my friends' tastes from their tweets to recommend cool gifts personalized to their interests! Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at TipTop
Need tips for what presents to buy for whom? Holiday meal ideas? Travel tips? TipTop's 2010 Holiday & Gift Guide at features thousands of gifts ideas, like presents for Mom, Dad or a gift for the boyfriend. Whether you have been naughty or nice this year, TipTop has analyzed thousands of conversations from social media like Twitter, to help make this social & shopping season as much or as little fuss for you. In the TipTop spirit, let other's ideas & opinions help you discover what people are buying for kids, giving to grandparents, and surprising their significant other with in 2010. Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at TipTop
This Thanksgiving, reduce the hubbub around meal planning, recipe selection, travel decisions, activity ideas and Black Friday shopping -- visit TipTop's 2010 Thanksgiving Guide at, your one-stop destination for any tip you need for any aspect of your Thanksgiving weekend. TipTop gives you all the tips you need in one place so you can spend less time deciding how to celebrate, and more time enjoying the celebration! Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2010 at TipTop
TipTop's 2010 Midterm Election Special at gives voters a quick interactive snapshot of daily election topics and allows folks to delve into the campaign issues & policy debates going on in social media that are important to them. For fun, voters can also take a straw poll at to see which political parties & candidates they swing towards for this November's Gubernatorial, Senate & House elections. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2010 at TipTop
People are getting excited for Halloween, sharing costume ideas and trick or treat tips across social media platforms. TipTop's semantic search engine has compiled tons of Halloween costume ideas at from people on Twitter who have been texting opinions, sharing ideas & making decisions about all things related to dressing up, celebrating and trick or treating during this 2010 Halloween season. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2010 at TipTop
See what's hot or not for October 1st openings at theaters this weekend on! Do you need some help deciding which movie to see on the big screen? Are you trying to figure out whether or not a new release film is movie theater or DVD worthy? Or if you are in the same predicament as @MaddyTweetz "what movie to catch tonight: The Town, Social Network or Let me In. Thoughts?" Do yourself a favor and use TipTop to help you figure it all out. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at TipTop
Local search results, social media content & solutions for knowing what people are interested in at cities & towns around the world has never been easier. Just use TipTop at! With the introduction of location based search functionality into the TipTop platform, real-time geo-targeted lead generation becomes even more effective & beneficial for consumers & advertisers alike. Now, TipTop's platform for discovering what is on the Top of people's mind & delivering the best Tips becomes even more powerful. Here's how to use TipTop to find who is "hungry" in Boston right now. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2010 at TipTop
This Labor Day weekend let serve up some great ideas, useful contacts & insightful perspectives on any current topic by (1) providing relevant Tips "right away" when you do a TipTop search, (2) connecting you with Top people who are talking about your interests now, and (3) analyzing conversations to provide hot topics, sentiment & popularity trends around the people, places & things of interest to you. Labor Day celebration activities and events abound. Try searching for Labor Day + festival, parade, or party. Some events we discovered include the Chicago Jazz Festival, Three County Fair, West Indian American Day Carnival & Parade, and Riverfest. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at TipTop
Still a close race on TipTop See why TipTop results for "Gillard" are now 28% Tips & 17% piTs. See why TipTop results for "Tony Abbott" are now 30% Tips & 24% piTs.
Using TipTop to follow the Australia vote is easy. Get parliamentary election discussions broken down into browsable topics & positive and negative snippets by searching To see what the important issues are for Australian voters from ABC's Australia Votes 2010 twitter thread, view results to see more than just streaming tweets. From TipTop's real-time social search perspective you can see changing sentiment trends, hot topics & the tips to show you what people are thinking about the issues, candidates, and the overall election. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2010 at TipTop
This week onwards you can use TipTop, the Insight Engine, to get the best tips, perspectives and personal connections from cities around the world. There are many ways to make use of local social search on such as geo-location marketing, asking local experts, discovering new restaurants or learning people's opinions on any topic. Today I noticed a positive sentiment spike to 56% in TipTop's In-depth coverage of "President Obama Approval Ratings", so I took a TipTop snapshot of the political pulse around President Obama across the country. This is what TipTop found from your tweets: Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2010 at TipTop
In this post, we show you a real example of how I used "My TipTop" to find the perfect baby stroller for our little girl. In this case, My TipTop was primarily used as a workspace to save tweets & queries from multiple TipTop search results pages. With this query personalization tool I was able to: compile a lot of real-time product reviews from multiple search results pages; identify specific strollers, search TipTop and save the queries as topics to compare ratings, get related concepts & the latest tweets; and complete the circle by helping others by sharing my findings & matching one person's Tip to another's Top. Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at TipTop
Thanks to all the TipTop fans voting for TipTop Technologies in's SemTech StartUp contest, we are excited to be chosen as a semi-finalist in's Innovate!2010 competition at the 2010 Semantic Technology Conference located in the Hilton San Francisco, June 23rd-25th, 2010. Come to TipTop's booth & play our SemTech Persona Predictor game at :) Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2010 at TipTop
TipTop's Insight engine constantly features the best-of-breed results for any current topic. Each day this week, TipTop's hub - - has featured a variety of trendy & public interest topics highlighting some great Tips and unique perspectives from twitter users. These Top Tips & TipTop use cases can be found at TipTop's Insight Archive. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2010 at TipTop
Recently launched, TipTop Finance ( lets you explore who is bullish, bearish or neutral & why for the financial markets and any publicly traded company with its new site integrating quarterly corporate earnings calendars, daily company reporting lists & finance specific social media search results. Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2010 at TipTop
Today, we launched TipTop Finance, a must-visit web site for anyone who follows the business prospects of public companies year round. We will tell you more about that site in one of our future posts. We are also excited to announce several new features in addition to the friendlier layout in our search results page: After you type just a few letters in the search box, real-time query suggestions now start to appear. Through analysis of a variety of relevant data, we try to anticipate the most likely user needs at that time. In the first column, we now offer... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at TipTop
Use the new "My TipTop Space" on TipTop for making quick & easy online comparison shopping decisions and buying the best product for your needs with's selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, gourmet food & just about anything else. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at TipTop
TipTop Technologies's natural language analysis, sentiment trend methodology and summary knowledge extraction is vastly superior to all existing approaches to the realization of the semantic Web. Top In-Depth Coverage pages illustrate how semantic technology can easily extract insights from social media, measure topical sentiment trends & aggregate real-time Web content in a meaningful way based upon people's natural language expression found in tweets and social networking platforms like twitter. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at TipTop
TipTop's March Madness Coverage of the 2010 NCAA Basketball Championships at, illustrates how semantic technology can easily extract insights, measure sentiment trends & aggregate real-time content in a meaningful way based upon people's natural language expression found in tweets and social media platforms like twitter. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at TipTop
As the President and CEO of TipTop Technologies, a start-up company that builds software to extract meaning and patterns from natural language and other unstructured data, I am proud to present TipTop's role in the future of search. Our first consumer product on the Internet can be found at It is an Insight Engine that helps users find, in real-time, insights from all over the Web. These insights are mined through the application of highly sophisticated proprietary semantic technologies. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2010 at TipTop