Twitter may have acquired search provider Summize back in July 2008, but for most Twitter users there's still no obvious way to search every tweet on the planet from their home page. That's about to change though. Twitter is trialling offering direct access to its search facilities on a small handful of accounts (presumably to make sure that it doesn't add to the list of features which can make Twitter stop working for everyone, a list that's already scarily large).
Twitter Trials Search Integration On Main Page
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