There has been a lot of buzz about real time search recently. Even Swiss mainstream weekly “Sonntags Zeitung” was running a story about real-time search today.
Although there have not been many situations yet, where I was in urgent need of a real time search engine, here is an overview over different products,.
- OneRiot.com: Crawls and indexes the links people share on Twitter, Digg and other social sharing services. You can sort by relevance and by “pulse”. Search mots shared content.
- Scoopler.com: live updates from Twitter, Flickr, Digg, Delicious and more. Sorted by relevance. Blog
- search.twitter.com: Twitter Search filters all the real-time information from Twitter.
- Friendfeed: Finds popular links from your friends.
- Bit.ly: URL shortener and real-time search of popular links.
- Almost.at: Tweets, pictures and links stream from predefined events.
- IceRocket.com: Searches and indexes blog, web, Twitter, MySpace, etc content.
- DailyRT Sorts tweets by popularity (in retweets)
- Topsy.com: Real-time search as social search
- Twazzup.com Searches for real-time tweets, photos and shared links.
- Collecta.com: Results from all over the web, not just tweets.
- Crowdeye.com: Searches popular links and tweets.
- Tweetmeme.com: Search for retweets.
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