With over 170 billion total tweets and more than 1.6 billion search queries per day, Twitter is an information powerhouse. But the real trick for most users is not getting at information… it’s getting at the right information.
Twitter itself has a basic search function, as well as an advanced search function. Both of these are great ways to find relevant information and new accounts to follow… but they’re not perfect.
A new tool released by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab called twXplorer is a visually-pleasing, informationally-relevant Twitter search tool that might actually do Twitter search better than Twitter itself.