20+ Search Engines Based on Twitter
Nowadays, Google is still dominating search engine market with 70.87% in August 2009 and Yahoo in second place with 17.21%, then new comer Bing on third place with 8.58% (Source: Seoconsultants.com). This statistic shows that internet user is still prefer using a conventional search engine to search something.
Twitter has become a strong social network and so many famous people have Twitter account, even Google,Bing, and Yahoo . People like to share everything on Twitter, it doesn’t need time to indexing a new post because all posts was stored in Twitter’s database directly, it means we can search everything in real time. Google can’t do a real time search.
Search engines based on Twitter are growing so fast with some addition features, such as ReTweet, reply, auto refresh and many more. I’ve made a list to show you alternative search engine that allow us to search in real time, we can also monitoring our products popularity. Check these out!
Twitter Search – Twitter’s default search engine, allows to advanced search. *
TweetScan – Make an alert about your searchs but has poor search result.
Trendistic – My tweets are not found when I enter my query. Not recommeded.
Twitterment – Twitter search engine powered by Google.
IceRocket – Nice result, allows to reply and RT. *
BackTweet – Find links on Twitter and has good result. *
twazzup – Good result, shows popular links and contributors. *
twopular – Only serach popular things.
Collecta – Keep searching until you pause it. Nice! *
Scoopler – Show the result and share it.
OneRiot – Shows the first person who shared on Twitter. *
tweetmeme – ReTweet the results. *
monitter – Auto refresh result page. Live.
Topsy – Show how much tweets on results. Send a ping to WP post. *
crowdeye – Bad search results. My Tweets were not found.
itpints – Shows Tweets and Blog Feeds.
twitalyzer search – Analyze the author of tweets. *
twitority – Shows the results based on authority.
twitmatic – Searchs video tweets on Twitter.
Youba Real Time search – Only shows the tweets and filter by tag.
Tweetzi – An ordinary Tweets search.
TweeFind – Search tweets by user rank.
* ) Recommended. Not all search engines are useful.