Å se på Twitter som en brukerskapt internettindeks som kan utkonkurrere Google finner jeg ganske interessant: Google's First Real Threat? Twitter, beyond 140 for @lewmoorman, 8. feb. 2009.
There are some things Twitter is just flat out better at for getting information than Google. Here are just a few: researching companies, products and services for real customer feedback, breaking news and live events/conference updates.
... Twitter is building a human powered search indexing engine. It is an engine that will build better results than any rules based index and has gotten millions of people super motivated to contribute for free every day (even though they don’t know it).