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What Does the RWW Community Think of Google Instant Search?

Like a phoenix rising from Arizona, Google once again disrupted the search ecosystem today with the announcement and launch of Google Instant. “Google Instant isn’t search as you type, it’s search before you type,” said Google VP of Search Product and User Experience Marissa Mayer. Creepy!

While Google would probably deny any elements of black magic with the latest evolution of their search engine, what couldn’t be denied were the wide variety of interesting reactions to Google’s latest opus from the ReadWriteWeb community on Twitter and Facebook.

Shortly after today’s Google’s event wrapped, I tossed up the following grapefruit:

Reactions ranged from disappointed…

To incredibly optimistic….

To downright paranoid…

For curating responses, we test drove Curated.by, which our own Marshall Kirkpatrick covered recently. It turned out to be a pretty quick and efficient way to capture what our followers were thinking. Even cooler, we’re able to embed the rest of the reactions in this here blog post. Behold:

In addition to the Twitter, we also asked our Facebook community to give us their thoughts on Google Instant. Head over to our Facebook thread to see the responses and leave your own.

Do you have any fascinating insights on Google Instant? Please take the opportunity to leave them in the comments!

Until next time, Community Manager out.

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