This is a great search results page, for more than one reason:
Well, actually, Google is all about the advertising, but that’s another article.
From the Twitter blog:
We went back to the original sketch and made everything far more awesome. Currently, a small subset of Twitter users are trying this new search feature in the sidebar of their Twitter home page. When you do a search, you don’t go to another page, the relevant tweets instantly show up where you’d expect them to—right on your home page where tweets love to be.
Take a look at the whole article. It’s awesome to see the design process boiled down to a simple sketch on a legal pad. Sometimes, the best ideas have very simple beginnings.
For some reason, in the past 24 hours or so, I’ve had more search hits on the term “firstname.lastname@example.org” or “email@example.com email” than I’ve seen for any search result that’s ever hit this site in the months I’ve been tracking.
Could one of the people hitting this site based on that search leave a comment and clue me in on why all these searches are hitting my site? What are you looking for? Was it triggered by anything—a blog post or news story or something?
In other news, my site is the number two search result for “firstname.lastname@example.org”…