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 …

Real Time and Social Media Search: Beyond Twitter

When social media is discussed, the same names come up as near synonyms for the concept:  Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.  Many of the search engines that are devoted to monitoring social media are similarly limited.  Microsoft’s Bing Social Search and Google’s Update both return results from Twitter and nowhere else.   My favorite real-time search, …