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Yahoo! has answered Google's brand new "real-time" search interface, adding, yes, Tweets to the primary results that turn up when you run a query on its lame duck search engine. "Starting today, you will see recent tweets directly integrated on the Web search result page when you search for buzzy topics," Yahooligans Ivan …

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lame duck search engine

Not in Asia it's not - Yahoo usage far outstrips google usage in Japan, for instance. No, I don't work for them. Or google.

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FAIL

Ooo... this looks popular... lets wait a while...

"and when there is a spike in interest in a topic"...

So they wait for a decrease in popularity before they go and add they spread the digested remains of lunch over their search results?

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Just what we need

more crap to spam into the results page

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Relevant Tweets?

There are such things as relevant tweets? I though that went against the whole point of the service?

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Use Yahoo?

Yeah, right.

As much as I'd use any company that distributed its applications like malware - semi-hidden on the installers of completely unrelated bits of software.

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A dig?

I'm not sure if that was a dig at Yahoo! or a hugely sarcastic one at Google, considering I see Google Toolbar auto-bundled with far more things than I've ever seen of Yahoo!s.

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malware?

Hmm, ever tried uninstalling the Google Updater? As far as I can make out, the automated uninstall process consists of removing all the obvious links to it and the uninstaller reference.

Some of the family are less careful than I about unchecking the box marked: "Please load my machine to the gunwales with Google branded shite" when installing stuff.

If Google are merely not evil, Yahoo must be in line for canonisation.

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WTF?

Who cares?

And what's the point of twitter anyway?

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