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Twitter and Google's Search Partnership Has Expanded to Desktop

Twitter and Google teamed up a few months ago to show tweets in Google searches on mobile. Now that partnership has expanded to include desktop searches, too, so anyone searching on Google in English will now see tweets appear in the results. The move means Google has more content to surface, and Twitter gets more eyeballs for the content it already has. Eventually, you can imagine Twitter would like to show promoted tweets in those searches, but that hasn’t happened yet. The two companies announced the update Friday in a Twitter exchange equivalent of a dad joke.

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