A couple of months ago, we discussed Google's hint that it may be bringing back real-time search. If you remember, Realtime Search was discontinued in Google web search due to Google's failure to come to an agreement with Twitter, whose data Google had been accessing to deliver accurate real-time results.
The idea was that Google+ would provide Google with the data it needed to create a real-time feature robust enough to re-introduce to search results, even without data from Twitter. Well, it looks like Google is moving to making good on its promise. Yesterday, Google began rolling out real-time search functionality for its search feature within Google+. In addition, it also released hashtag support. Now, when users include a hashtag in any of their Google+ updates, the hashtag will automatically appear as a link to search results for the term...
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Via Giuseppe Mauriello