Topsy a “game changer”

I love it when someone describes the benefits of a Twitter search, especially when the endorsement is from an school librarian. Joyce Valenza says Twitter can connect students to experts, and that Topsy is a “game changer” as a research tool for searching  Tweets across time and topics.

Topsy: a game changer for search, e-reputation, & data analysis by Joyce Valenza, Never Ending Search, School Library Journal, Sept 14)

Topsy is a way to instantly discover breaking news and just released press-releases and track current conversations and just posted media.