Is Twitter a search engine or not? There's been plenty of discussion and debate about this recently. I'd say yes, in a way. It's clear to anyone who watches a twitterstream that people put out questions to Twitter similar to how they use search engines. But if anecdotal examples aren't enough, a survey I conducted last week confirms that Twitter is used as a search resource.
If you're scratching your head about the phrase "help engine" in the headline, my companion piece, The Rise Of Help Engines: Twitter & Aardvark, goes into more depth about the new [...]
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