Yes, we do match parts of the expanded URL on searches. That currently includes query parameters, but we'll be removing that soon.
On May 14, 1:35 pm, Damon Clinkscales <sca...@pobox.com> wrote: > Naveen, > > I saw a case with one of my searches this morning where a bit.ly url > appeared to have been expanded before Twitter Search matched on the > tweet. Tim Haines said this morning on Twitter he had seen something > similar. > > So, for the first tweet: > > $ curl -I "http://bit.ly/cMsa7U" > HTTP/1.1 301 Moved > Server: nginx/0.7.42 > Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 20:32:14 GMT > Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 > Connection: keep-alive > Set-Cookie: _bit=4bedb34e-00080-050e7-b4a08fa8;domain=.bit.ly;expires=Wed > Nov 10 15:32:14 2010;path=/; HttpOnly > Location:http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheBoyGeniusReport/~3/95JeYV6zcMk/?utm... > MIME-Version: 1.0 > Content-Length: 443 > > The expanded bit.ly link contains 'SocialScope'. > > -damon > --http://twitter.com/damonhttp://blog.damonc.com > > On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 3:14 PM, Naveen Ayyagari > > > > <nav...@getsocialscope.com> wrote: > > Hello, > > I have seen this a few times in the last couple of days and did > > not see it mentioned on the list. If it is a duplicate report I > > apologize. > > > A simple search is on a keyword, the first result does not contain the > > keyword at all, here is a screen shot displaying the behavior on > > search.twitter.com website. > > >http://dl.dropbox.com/u/27113/search_wierdness.jpg > > > I have seen this strange behavior via the api as well and it is a bit > > confusing. > > > --Naveen Ayyagari > > SocialScope > > @knight9