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Twitter wants to be better at searches for Vines, Periscopes and GIFs

Twitter search engineer Sam Luckenbill says the social network is working on improving its search engine’s ability to index content posted to Twitter, Vine and Periscope.

Earlier today, I wanted to watch the “Damn Daniel” video. The viral video that turned a pair of white Vans sneakers into a symbol of the life originated as a tweet, so I searched for it on Twitter. Bad idea. Then I remember Google has access to Twitter’s full firehose. Great idea.

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