Yahoo to display tweets in its search

Yahoo’s search engine results will start displaying tweets soon. The partnership between the search

Yahoo will also stream the tweets live within Yahoo mail service and in its entertainment and finance sites later this year.

According to some media reports, Microsoft and Google paid a combined $25m to include Twitter data in their search results.

Users of Facebook and Twitter generate over 50 million tweets every day, threatening the companies such as Yahoo and Google which rely on sales of online ads for business.

In January, Facebook overtook Yahoo to become the second most visited website in the US, according to a recent report by web analysis firm Compete.