Google's a company that's continually trying new things. It's braved the world of browsers, mobile phones, and, soon to be, operating systems. It still doesn't forget about its roots, though: search. The company has unveiled its implementation of real time search, which will be going live soon.
As written about on Google's blog, the company claims its doing this as it does its best to bring consumers the latest, real time news, in an easy-to-read way. Now, whenever you search for a topic, you'll be able to see live updates from sites like FriendFeed and Twitter, enabling you to see what others have to say about what you're interested in (of course, you'll get updates from news sites, also). This feature is also handy for discovering important news that you didn't already know about. For example, Google showed a main story about GM's stabilizing car sales, but underneath, the real time search displayed an article about the CEO of the company stepping down.
Another important feature is that you can choose to filter the real time results. You can opt for only getting updates from microblogging sites, such as Twitter, or full-blown news sites instead. Additionally, Google noted, "Latest results and the new search options are also designed for iPhone and Android devices when you need them on the go, be it a quick glance at changing information like ski conditions or opening night chatter about a new movie — right when you're in line to buy tickets."
We've embedded a YouTube video from Google, showing how the feature will work. Remember, it'll be live in the next couple of days, available worldwide, in English. If you're curious about it now, however, by going to Google Trends and clicking on a topic, you will be able to see it in action already.