Twitter Talking To Both Google & Microsoft

The real-time search wars are getting bigger each day — Twitter is reportedly in separate negotiations with both Google and Microsoft to supply their social network’s huge amount of real-time tweet data to the two big search engines. Sources state that the deals would include a license of Twitter’s complete tweet feed and using it […]

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Real-Time Search Engines Challenge Google Dominance

The rise of social networks like Facebook and Twitter, with their constant streams of fresh user updates have given rise to a new type of web search engine that is challenging Google’s dominance in the area of internet search – the real-time search engine. According to a recent Wired.com article, the internet is changing rapidly […]

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Google Gains Search Share While Bing Drops

The latest search engine statistics from StatCounter show Microsoft’s Bing search engine losing US market share to Google search. Bing dropped 1.17 percent to 8.47 percent in September from a peak 9.64 percent share that Bing had in August. However, Google’s search engine market share in the US rose from 77.83 percent in August to […]

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Real-Time Search Battle: Twitter vs Facebook

Twitter and Facebook, two of the web’s top social networks, are aiming to be the number one player in real-time search. About a year ago, Twitter acquired real-time search engine Summize, a search engine that indexes tweets. Shortly after the Summize acquisition Twitter rolled out Twitter Search and the era of real-time search started. Since […]

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The Internet’s Most Dangerous Search Engine Terms

According to a recent CNN article, people who search online for phrases like “song lyrics” or “free” are engaging in risky search engine behavior. Along with “free music downloads”, these search terms put 20 percent of search engine users in danger of landing on sites that push malicious software, known as “malware.” A research report […]

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