Tracking
Online Conversations
WithYahoo Pipes
  http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/
Some places to track
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
     “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: b...
Some places to track
•   Twitter: search.twitter.com
      “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)

•   Blogs: ...
Howallto
monitor this
in one simple step & for free
1
Set up a Yahoo
Pipes Account
at http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/
Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
Step1: Drag Fetch Feed
                                          module on workspace




Pipes is a tool to aggregate, man...
Step1: Drag Fetch Feed
                                          module on workspace
                                     ...
Step1: Drag Fetch Feed
                                          module on workspace
                                     ...
Step1: Drag Fetch Feed
                                          module on workspace
                                     ...
2
Get the URL for
the search feeds
Twitter Search tips:
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
Twitter Search tips:
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
Twitter Search tips:
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
Google Blog Search
Google Blog Search
Google Blog Search
Google Blog Search:
    Inbound links
Google Blog Search:
    Inbound links
Google Blog Search:
    Inbound links
Web Search:
Google Alert
Web Search:
Google Alert
Web Search:
Google Alert
Web Search:
Google Alert
Search of News Sites:
    Google News
Search of News Sites:
    Google News
Search of News Sites:
    Google News
Search of Youtube:
  Replace ‘mapreduce’ with keyword you are tracking
feed://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos?orderby=u...
Search of Delicious Bookmarks:
To see who tagged/bookmarked sited with SXSW
      http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/NameOfTheTag
...
Copy Feed URLs
into the Pipe’s
Feed Fetch Module
Be sure to grab the RSS feed for each
Click + to add a
                           new URL




Be sure to grab the RSS feed for each
Basic Pipe: Fetch info, sort it, show it
 One feed for a number of searches
Step1: Drag Sort
                              Operator on workspace
                              Step2: Sort by pubDate
...
Save your pipe & give it a name
Save your pipe & give it a name
Run your pipe
Run your pipe
Get the RSS feed for the pipe & add to your RSS reader
Get the RSS feed for the pipe & add to your RSS reader
Pipe Output as viewed from Bloglines Feed Reader
Voilà !
7 searches updated automatically
in one single feed
Credits:
          Dr. Corinne Weisgerber
          St. Edward’s University

Blog: http://socialmediaprclass.blogspot.com
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  1. 1. Tracking Online Conversations WithYahoo Pipes http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/
  2. 2. Some places to track
  3. 3. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle)
  4. 4. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL”
  5. 5. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com
  6. 6. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com • News: news.google.com
  7. 7. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com • News: news.google.com • Youtube: http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos? orderby=updated&vq=mapreduce
  8. 8. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com • News: news.google.com • Youtube: http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos? orderby=updated&vq=mapreduce • Social bookmarks:
  9. 9. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com • News: news.google.com • Youtube: http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos? orderby=updated&vq=mapreduce • Social bookmarks: http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/NameOfTheTag
  10. 10. Some places to track • Twitter: search.twitter.com “-from:twitterhandle” (no tweets from that handle) • Blogs: blogsearch.google.com or twingly.com Inbound links: “link:URL” • Web: googlealert.com • News: news.google.com • Youtube: http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos? orderby=updated&vq=mapreduce • Social bookmarks: http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/NameOfTheTag http://del.icio.us/rss/UserID
  11. 11. Howallto monitor this in one simple step & for free
  12. 12. 1 Set up a Yahoo Pipes Account at http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/
  13. 13. Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  14. 14. Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  15. 15. Step1: Drag Fetch Feed module on workspace Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  16. 16. Step1: Drag Fetch Feed module on workspace Step2: Add URLs of the sites you want to monitor Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  17. 17. Step1: Drag Fetch Feed module on workspace Step2: Add URLs of the sites you want to monitor Step3: Connect pipes Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  18. 18. Step1: Drag Fetch Feed module on workspace Step2: Add URLs of the sites you want to monitor Step3: Connect pipes Step4: Run pipe & sub- scribe to RSS feed Pipes is a tool to aggregate, manipulate, & mashup content from around the web
  19. 19. 2 Get the URL for the search feeds
  20. 20. Twitter Search tips: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
  21. 21. Twitter Search tips: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
  22. 22. Twitter Search tips: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/
  23. 23. Google Blog Search
  24. 24. Google Blog Search
  25. 25. Google Blog Search
  26. 26. Google Blog Search: Inbound links
  27. 27. Google Blog Search: Inbound links
  28. 28. Google Blog Search: Inbound links
  29. 29. Web Search: Google Alert
  30. 30. Web Search: Google Alert
  31. 31. Web Search: Google Alert
  32. 32. Web Search: Google Alert
  33. 33. Search of News Sites: Google News
  34. 34. Search of News Sites: Google News
  35. 35. Search of News Sites: Google News
  36. 36. Search of Youtube: Replace ‘mapreduce’ with keyword you are tracking feed://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos?orderby=updated&vq=mapreduce => feed://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos?orderby=updated&vq=sxsw
  37. 37. Search of Delicious Bookmarks: To see who tagged/bookmarked sited with SXSW http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/NameOfTheTag => http://del.icio.us/rss/tag/SXSW
  38. 38. Copy Feed URLs into the Pipe’s Feed Fetch Module
  39. 39. Be sure to grab the RSS feed for each
  40. 40. Click + to add a new URL Be sure to grab the RSS feed for each
  41. 41. Basic Pipe: Fetch info, sort it, show it One feed for a number of searches
  42. 42. Step1: Drag Sort Operator on workspace Step2: Sort by pubDate in descending order Step3: Connect pipes by connecting the dots Basic Pipe: Fetch info, sort it, show it One feed for a number of searches
  43. 43. Save your pipe & give it a name
  44. 44. Save your pipe & give it a name
  45. 45. Run your pipe
  46. 46. Run your pipe
  47. 47. Get the RSS feed for the pipe & add to your RSS reader
  48. 48. Get the RSS feed for the pipe & add to your RSS reader
  49. 49. Pipe Output as viewed from Bloglines Feed Reader
  50. 50. Voilà ! 7 searches updated automatically in one single feed
  51. 51. Credits: Dr. Corinne Weisgerber St. Edward’s University Blog: http://socialmediaprclass.blogspot.com Email: corinnew@stedwards.edu Twitter: @corinnew Photo Credit on Title Slide: My Sideways World
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