Twitter is the world’s fastest growing search engine

Twitter now supports 800 million search queries per day, according to Biz Stone, the site’s co-founder, making it the fastest growing search engine, outpacing Yahoo! and Microsoft’s Bing combined.

Talking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Stone revealed the statistic – which means Twitter’s search engine is serving more than 24 billion searches per month compared to Bing’s approximate 4.1 billion and Yahoo!’s approximate 9.4 billion combined.

A study by Nielsen last year discovered that Bing was the fastest growing search engine in the US after its growth increased by over 22 per cent, post its launch. However since last April, Twitter searches have increased by 33 per cent…….Read More

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