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This article was published on March 2, 2009


First Shots of Integrated Twitter Search and Twitter’s Potential Money Earner

First Shots of Integrated Twitter Search and Twitter’s Potential Money Earner
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Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

During a recent presentation, Fred Wilson, a VC with (one of Twitter’s investors) Union Square Ventures, posted an image of what appears to be integrated search in Twitter.

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The image was made available via Wilson’s presentation (below) and reveals the search normally found at search.twitter.com fully integrated into the standard twitter UI. You can also see a “matching users” to the top right, presumably users who have parts of their bio matching whatever was searched for. As well as the much discussed “featured user” section in the center of the sidebar – possibly the beginning of Twitter’s plan to make a little money.