Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched a new powerful search engine that will help you search every tweet that has been sent in the past. Also Read - COVID-19 third wave: Twitter shuts offices as coronavirus cases rise
In a blog post, Twitter search infrastructure engineer Yi Zhuang wrote that the company has built a search service that efficiently indexes roughly half a trillion documents and “serves queries with an average latency of under 100 milliseconds”. Also Read - Twitter Voice Tweets rolling out for iOS: What are they, how to send
It means you can search through every tweet sent on the service since 2006 when Twitter was launched. “Since that first simple Tweet over eight years ago, hundreds of billions of Tweets have captured everyday human experiences and major historical events,” Zhuang continued. “Our search engine excelled at surfacing breaking news and events in real time, and our search index infrastructure reflected this strong emphasis on recency. But our long-standing goal has been to let people search through every Tweet ever published,” he added. Also Read - World Emoji Day 2021: Twitter reveals 10 most used emojis in 2021 in India
According to the company, the change will soon be available on desktop and mobile app versions of Twitter.