10 Very Useful Twitter Search Tools


1. Areaface

Areaface allows you to search for tweets based on keywords and phrases. The tweets are mapped out on a Google Map.


2. BackTweets

Backtweets is a Twitter search application where you can search for specific URL and it will be able to find the results even if the URL has been shortened. This is something the original Twitter search engine cannot do.

3. Local Follow

Local Follow is a Twitter search engine that allows you to search within 4 main fields. The 4 main fields include Bio, Location, Name, and Tweets.

4. Monitter

Monitter is a Twitter search engine with multiple columns. You can do multiple searches at once. It displays keyword and phrase searches in real-time.

5. Schmap Picks

Schmap Picks can be used for searching for reviews about restaurants and other establishments. Currently very few cities are being supported.

6. Searchtastic

Searchtastic is a Twitter search tool that lets you search for keyword specific tweets that are older than what is shown by Twitter’s own search engine.

7. TweepSearch

TweepSearch is a tool that can be used for searching people on Twitter. If you enter a keyword, it scans the profile of Twitter users that have that keyword in their bio.

8. Tweetmeme

Tweetmeme is a way to track who is retreating blog posts and news articles. Tweetmeme has a search engine that allows you to search for the most popular tweets across the web.

9. Twellow

Twellow is a Twitter search engine that organizes information in a Yellow Pages style. You can search for keywords and it will find the results in people’s biographies. You can also filter by industries.

10. TwitJobSearch

TwitJobSearch is a Twitter search engine that allows you to filter tweets by a profession that you are looking for. For example, if you search for “software engineer” on TwitJobSearch, you can find a job related to that profession right away.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

10 Very Useful Twitter Search Tools Comments

  1. ShyamKapur says:

    Good list. It could be even better if you included TipTop http://FeelTipTop.com which is by far the smartest search tool out there today.

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