Topsy Google+ Real-time Search Engine Launches

Topsy, a realtime search and analytics platform powered by the social web, has announced that they have added of Google+ as a social source in its index, that enable both consumers and businesses access to the most important communication occurring within Google+.Along side, Topsy has also launched a dedicated search engine for public Google+ posts […]

Topsy, a realtime search and analytics platform powered by the social web, has announced that they have added of Google+ as a social source in its index, that enable both consumers and businesses access to the most important communication occurring within Google+.

Along side, Topsy has also launched a dedicated search engine for public Google+ posts in beta here, that lets users find the most relevant Google+ posts on any subject, without having to login to Google+.

The company describes that "Topsy Labs' technology calculates the most relevant search results by applying its influence algorithm. By searching links, posts and other content produced from millions of people each day, Topsy brings consumers and businesses the freshest, most valuable metrics and content from the social web."

Topsy's algorithm calculates who the experts are for specific keywords, terms and links, updating influence graphs in seconds based upon the attention generated from Google+ and Twitter posts.

Topsy's Google+ Search Engine

"We are proud to be the first search engine to provide comprehensive search over public Google+ posts," said Vipul Ved Prakash, Co-Founder & CEO, Topsy. Adding, "Beyond the 220 million daily tweets we are currently indexing, with the addition of Google+, we've extended our search technology to deeply index and rank long-form social conversations."

"On Topsy, people can now search Google+ and Twitter for realtime, relevance-ranked results, and businesses can be better informed about what¹s important by using our APIs to mine the collective intelligence of posters on both Twitter and Google+," he said.

Vipul said that "Topsy's technology, which already powers realtime search for Twitter posts on topsy.com, is applicable to multiple social platforms including Reddit, LiveJournal, Blogspot, Quora and other web-based forums, now indexes public posts on Google+ to give people the most relevant, noise-free results."

Here is the core facts:

  • Addition of Google+ as a social source in its index
  • Google+ now has over 50 million users.
  • Topsy's offerings give businesses an unprecedented way to extract valuable signal from the social web:
    • Via Topsy's API, businesses across multiple sectors can access:
    • Historical activity related to any keyword, term or link
    • Realtime, influence-ranked measurements
    • Forward-looking momentum, velocity and peak period metrics
    • Stories that are trending on multiple social networks, curating these into news feeds for their readers
  • Through access to realtime social intelligence from multiple social networks, businesses can do side-by-side comparisons of who is influencing what content, what's trending and how historical metrics compare across networks.
  • Topsy's live-ranking and fast-indexing technology enables realtime processing of Google+ data at massive scale.
  • Whether you want to know the most relevant, fresh social posts about a recent event, photos and video from an event happening right now or take a quick look at a historical trend, you can find it using Topsy's powerful realtime search.
    • Topsy's Google Plus Public Post Search Engine