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Google's Real Time Rolling Out

By - December 08, 2009


Google’s real time search integration, announced at Web 2 in October, is rolling out (good coverage from SEL). It’ll be integrated as “Latest results.” I’ll be watching how this effects the traffic referral ecosystem across the web – that’s the key. Will Twitter grow? Will Google start to obviate some refers it’s now sending to Facebook? Or will the opposite occur?

Google’s announcement is here. NYT coverage is here.

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  1. It will probably be more like the old free-for-all link pages.

    The more active and popular a query space is, the more live content there will be, the fewer people will see any one “real-time” result.