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Walmart has acquired OneRiot. OneRiot’s tech team will move to Silicon Valley and become part of the @WalmartLabs team this month.” If you’re unfamiliar with OneRiot, it was an early entrant into the realtime search space, but inevitably folded that part of its business in favor of a social mobile ad network. “OneRiot has developed some pretty nifty technology that …
OneRiot has just announced some additions to its realtime search API. "We are integrating Facebook data into the stream, so Facebook users who publicly share links on their profiles are now influencing the realtime search results available through OneRiot’s API," Meredith Bagnulo with OneRiot tells WebProNews. "In doing this, OneRiot now reflects the pulse of a much broader social web."
OneRiot has officially moved out of beta today, and while doing so has also launched a realtime Trending Topics Engine.
"Our trending topics engine detects breaking stories and emerging trends faster than anyone else," OneRiot’s Courtney Walsh tells WebProNews. "And the topics are more detailed: we won’t just tell that iPhone is trending right now, we’ll tell you why."
A little more information regarding Yahoo’s take on real-time search has emerged, and the details – scarce as they are – sound encouraging. Another key point is that public testing of the real-time search feature may be just a few days away.
As we’ve said before, real-time search will be a tricky thing for Yahoo. Google and Facebook have already made their first efforts in this field, and their partner – Twitter – has a rather higher profile than Yahoo’s pal, OneRiot.