Today in Social

It’s all Google, all the time this week. Today, Google’s real-time search gets its own home page and other tools, including integration with alerts, a conversation view, and geo filtering. And here’s one critic’s wish-list for missing features. Google’s wisely focusing on Twitter, Facebook, and Buzz, and the UI looks slick and powerful. By playing a social card from its core market and brand strength, Google is making a strong bid for social media relevance.