Social Distraction

Web search is a cornerstone of online legal research.   Google, Yahoo!, and Bing remain starting points for lawyers and others to perform research outside of the fee-based providers.  Both Google and Bing have put additional social elements into their search engine results pages (SERP).  These are intended to both float up results that are …

Realtime Search Diminished with Google’s Departure

Google has shuttered its Twitter-oriented search focused search, known as Google Realtime. The search was helpful because it retrieved more results than the default Twitter search, and included a timeline. You could quickly move through, and change, the results by focusing on a particular time. This was helpful for business intelligence (finding a Tweet sent …