Indexing & Search Engine: Real-Time Search Startups That Deliver What Google, Twitter, Facebook Can't
Real-time search is one of the hottest mini Web trends out there, promising new ways to help users tease out current information they want from the digital information glut. The ability to seek out what everyone is discussing or looking for in the moment captures the imagination. Twitter's search capability does this for its tweets, but some find it insufficient. While Facebook is just beginning to help users surface the latest information and Google is thinking about this area, several startups have come to the fore to help Web searchers tease out bits on specific topics. Here is a beginner's list of newcomers intent on helping you ferret information out of the noise.