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Is Twitter Search Feature a Threat to Google? April 6, 2009

Posted by andre in Internet & Communities.
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Twitter is adding a search feature to its main page, fulfilling an announcement it made in February, in a quest for potential profitability. Whether or not Twitter is looking to challenge Google in some aspect of the search arena, the question still remains of how useful Twitter will eventually prove to be as an enterprise application. […]

The company has had a search function for some time at search.twitter.com, but only began putting a search box on a growing number of users’ pages starting March 6. Twitter has also included a “Trends” menu where users can see the subjects currently generating the most online traffic (such as “Watchmen movie”).

The move promises to increase competition with Facebook and Google, which have been trying to strengthen their search and social networking capabilities. […]

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