Sunday, April 5, 2009

Experience Twitter!!!

Twitter with its search box, giving it a more prominent placement and putting results on the home page rather than on a redirect page. The other features are on the way, such as saved searches and trend links. The founders of the social network Twitter More about Twitter having already conquered the technology media and experienced the kind of rapid growth that one usually associates with viruses.

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone details his company's latest efforts to get users to stay on Twitter longer by tweaking its search engine. The company is focusing on the user's homepage by moving the search box from the upper right hand corner to the sidebar. Real-time search results will appear on the homepage and so users will no longer be redirected to another page.

The best way to experience Twitter Search is when it's a natural part of your normal Twitter experience. This way of experiencing search is aligned with Twitter's simple approach. Normally, the tweets you would see on your home page are from sources of information that you have curated over time. When you use search, you're asking for any tweets that contain the word or phrase you're interested in right now. Only a small group of users are helping with testing the search process, and it will be rolled out to all users as soon as possible.