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Social search is the category of web search that makes use of the social graph of the user who is conducting the search. Social search utilizes many things including shared bookmarks, content tagging, and even sophisticated computer algorithms to derive results. The principle behind social search is that instead of computer algorithms deciding the results for specific queries, human network oriented results would be more meaningful and relevant for the user.