Bing Adds Twitter Searches
Microsoft’s new search engine looks to capture the real-time Web.
Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) has added a feature to Bing that allows the search engine to query the Internet for so-called real-time data, including postings from Twitter users.
“There has been much discussion of real-time search and the premium on immediacy of data that has been created primarily by Twitter,” said Sean Suchter, general manager for Microsoft’s Search Technology Center in Silicon Valley, in a blog post Wednesday.
“Today we’re unveiling an initial foray into integrating more real-time data into our search results, starting with some of the more prominent and prolific Twitterers from a variety of spheres,” wrote Suchter.
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