This article will show you how to add 2 new Search Engines (‘Twitter User’ and ‘Twitter Hashtag’) to Chrome in just a few minutes.
First, right click on the Chrome Omnibox and choose ‘Edit search engines…’. Alternatively, go to Chrome Options and click on the ‘Manage’ button in ‘Default search:’ area. Either way you should now be looking at the ‘Search Engines’ dialog…
Click the Add button to create the following search engine…
Name: Twitter User
Next, click the Add button again to create our second search engine like this…
Name: Twitter Hashtag
Click OK and then close any remaining open dialog windows.
So now, whenever you start typing the @ symbol Chrome will activate the Twitter User search
and whenever you want to search for a hashtag just start typing with the #symbol…