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 …

Real Time Search Changing

Collecta is now completely gone, restructuring in a new direction.  It was my favorite of the realtime search engines, pulling back Twitter messages and a variety of other social media resources.  By all accounts, there are high expectations for what their return will bring, based on the success of the original. Google has renamed its …