While putting an end to the recent rumors and to match its rivals, Yahoo has declared that it will test the real-time search feature in the search results. The step taken by Yahoo will enable it to provide updated, minute-to-minute Internet search results to the information seekers.
Because of the popularity of microblogging service Twitter that enables to broadcast 140 character messages, Real-time search has emerged as a popular way of finding information on the Internet. OneRiot is a real-time search engine focusing on the links & content from Twitter and other social media sites.
OneRiot will collect the real-time Internet information from various sources like Digg, Twitter and from its network of 3 million users who are using the company's software.
OneRiot is one of the companies that will be providing real-time results to Yahoo on trial basis. The data will initially be available to around 10 percent Yahoo users. It is also said that Yahoo is conducting real-time search tests with other companies also.