Dec 21st, 2009 Posted in News, Social Media, Technology, Twitter | No Comments »
Microblogging site Twitter has been thrust into profitability after signing two lucrative search deals with Google and Microsoft.
Twitter announced earlier this year that it had signed deals with both Google and Microsoft’s Bing to include tweets in real-time search results.
BusinessWeek, which was bought in October by financial news agency Bloomberg, said Twitter had signed a $US15 million ($16.8 million) data-mining deal with Google and a $US10 million agreement with Microsoft.
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Oct 28th, 2009 Posted in Social Media, Technology, Twitter | 1 Comment »
News Analysis: Microsoft’s recently launched Bing Twitter site is indexing tweets in real time. Google promises that Twitter content will be integrated into Google’s search results page in a few months. Yahoo is allegedly working on real-time search with startup OneRiot.
One week ago on Oct. 21, Microsoft and Google both announced deals to index Twitter messages at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.
eWEEK,a weekly computing business magazine solicits insight from search guru Danny Sullivan, social media expert Charlene Li and Gerry Campbell, CEO of real-time search startup Collecta.
Fueled by socially driven content—the future is bright for Bing, Google and the slew of smaller players helping users find what people are saying on the Web right now.
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