Twitter’s search results have changed thanks to the addition of a feature that wasn’t much of a secret in recent weeks. When using search.twitter.com, or the search box on Twitter.com, the results now show up to three “most popular tweets” at the top, above the most recent results. For example, a search tonight for ipad looks like this:
This new edition to twitter should be a good. Most usable filtering has been done by third-party applications like tweetdeck,graders, etc. The largest challenge is to the newbie twitterers and this feature will help make quicker sense of twitter.