One the coolest Social Media research tools is (Search and Analyze the Social Web). You can search tweets back to Twitter’s inception 2006.

Topsy has three primary  for search:

  • Social Search
  • Social Trends
  • Social Analytics

With 5 secondary search categories:

  • Everything
  • Links
  • Tweets
  • Photos
  • Videos
  • Influencers

topsyOn December 2, 2013, it was reported that Apple Inc. had bought the company,