DataSift has added Wikipedia as a data source in its Social Data Platform, allowing companies to track mentions of products and services in real-time on the internet's largest user collaborated encyclopedia.
Google+ on Thursday night quietly introduced Twitter-like trending topics to its progressing social network. 'Trends' as they are officially known on Google+ appear on Google+ Search pages and function very similar to Twitter's Trending Topics.
According to Google’s Realtime search results the greatest number of tweets about Earth Hour from Irish users came at exactly 8:30pm, just when the event started in Ireland. It then took another hour before the massive spike of #earthhour tweets subsided.
Microsoft’s Bing image search engine got a major redesign today with the launch of trending image gallery. The update, which is now live for all Bing users shows an image gallery of the top 20 searched terms on the image search engine.
The Irish east coast might not have received the 25cm (10") of snow predicted on Monday but the blizzard conditions are still occupying the minds of Irish tweeters - or at least those in the nation's capital, or so says Trendsmap.