How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)?

I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded and the Twitter search API does not find any results. Results appear the same as if there was no plus sign.


This seems to be your best bet for now within Google Search as Google may have added it as a special reserved word in a similar format to say c++

site:twitter.com inurl:status google+

The following seems to search Google and Google+ but if you look at the results in realtime, there are also results that do not make any sense.


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  • Maybe those that don't make sense come from the URL shorteners – Eight Days of Malaise Jul 27 '11 at 21:44

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