Google real time search interface has got some powerful tools and options which help you refine and understand your results. First, you can use geographic refinements to find updates and news near you, or in a region you specify. You can see real time updates from different people as search results around a particular keyword you are searching.
Watch the video below to understand more about how does google real time search collects and show the search results.
They have added a conversations view, making it easy to follow a discussion on the real-time web. Often a single tweet sparks a larger conversation of re-tweets and other replies, but to put it together you have to click through a bunch of links and figure it out yourself. With the new “full conversation” feature, you can browse the entire conversation in a single glance.
They also added updates content to Google Alerts, making it easy to stay informed about a topic of your choosing. Now you can create an alert specifically for “updates” to get an email the moment your topic appears on Twitter or other short-form services.
[ Source – Official Google Blog ]