Google Search added following two new features on its search results page:
- Social sitelinks gives more direct access to content from your friends via social site like Twitter or MySpace. A social sitelink includes your friend’s name and profile photo, and it links to their content on a particular website. “Social sitelinks are based on the same technology as Google Social Search; we use your social circle to identify relevant websites and user pages.,” Google said.
To see social sitelinks in action, try a search for [twitter] or [youtube]. “If you’re not seeing social sitelinks, try creating a Google profile and adding links in your profile to other online social sites you belong to so we can build your social circle.”
- NBA Live Results: With the basketball season already underway, “working with NBA.com, Google now provide real-time game scores, schedules and standings information as part of NBA.com search results on Google.” These results also include links for quick access to game previews, ongoing live updates, and game recaps to make sure you don’t miss out on the latest NBA action.