The Google-Twitter Deal Goes Live, Giving Tweets Prominent Placement In Google’s Results


Live World Feeds

Tweets now appear for trending topics in a new carousel format. Twitter doesn’t earn directly off display but will gain new traffic.

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The deal between Google and Twitter to bring more tweets into Google’s search results announced earlier this year is finally delivering on its promise. Google is now showing tweets in a new and more graphical way on mobile devices, with desktop promised soon.

Tweets In Carousel, With Images

Both Twitter and Google shared the news in blog posts today, with examples. Below, here’s our own example of how it looks for a search on #iZombie. There’s a “carousel” of tweets at the top of the page, where many of them show large images:

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You can slide through the carousel to see other tweets, as shown below:

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When, Where & Why Tweets Appear Uncertain

Tweets don’t always appear at the top of the page. Sometimes they might be elsewhere, such as the…

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