Google Real Time Search Adds More Sources: Quora, Gowalla & More

A Quora thread noticed that Google Real Time Search is now including more sources beyond Twitter, Google News, Buzz and other sources. The new additions appear to be from Quora.com, Gowolla, Plixi, Me2day, Twitgoo and some others. Public Facebook profiles and fan pages have been included for a while.

So to update our Google Real Time source list, here is our revised list:

  • Twitter tweets
  • Google News links
  • Google Blog Search links
  • Newly created web pages
  • Freshly updated web pages
  • FriendFeed updates
  • Jaiku updates
  • Identi.ca updates
  • TwitArmy updates
  • Google Buzz posts
  • MySpace updates
  • Facebook fan page updates
  • Quora
  • Gowolla
  • Plixi
  • Me2day
  • Twitgoo

Google has not confirmed the new sources but we now see them in the real time search stream.

Hat tip to TechCrunch for spotting this Quora thread.

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Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Real Time Search | Google: Web Search

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  • http://dan-lev.com Dan Leveille

    Thanks for referencing my Quora post! :D

  • http://kikolani.com Kristi Hines

    Thanks for including the current list of sites included in real time search. I have accounts on some of the networks listed, but didn’t think they counted towards anything special until now. I’ll have to take a look into updating them more regularly!

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