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  • to find people in your community who are tweeting about a news incidentwant to find out what people in your local community are tweeting. You can refine your search by using Twitter’s advanced search page, which lets you search by location. By typing in your location and a key word, you can find related tweets anywhere between 1 mile and 1,000 miles of that location. (There’s an option for choosing the radius.)Topsy, for instance, lets you search for tweets from as far back as three years ago. To do this, go to Topsy’s advanced search page and where it says “Search a specific type,” click on “tweets.”Topsy is a search engine powered by tweets – you can search keywords and see the latest, most tweeted stories for that search. You can also drill down into the story to see the most influential Twitterers have shared it with their network.Type in information related to story idea…. Type in information related to Twitter goal…. Tweetscan - There are some tricks -- like today, searching for "tornado" was far more useful than "Colorado," "CO," or "Fort Collins.”TwitterlocaTwitterLocal AIR Client allows you to watch as many location-based Twitter feeds as you want
  • : An Indian social bookmarking communityItalian Social bookmarking site.
  • "Greplin the search bar for your life." Greplin is a personal search engine that allows you to search all your online data in one easy place. Greplin indexes the information you create on different websites (like Gmail, Twitter and Facebook). Link your social media sites to Greplin. Greplin to help users find stories they saw earlier and are trying to find again.
  • Helioid that colour codes results, making it more visually appealing. Firefox Chrome plugi the column on the left presents categories generated from the text of your search results the color of the category boxes on the left coincides with the color of the result boxes in the center/right column. each box represents a different result and is color coded to match its assigned category.
  • Does not collect your history. Protect yourself from searching your computers and history. Use it to get way more instant answers, way less spam and real privacy, which we believe adds up to a much better overall search experience.  See our about page for more.Her HomepageWikipedia entryArticles aboutTour informationIMDB pageBiography pages etc.Definitions and wikipedia style results. Lady Gaga focuses on site with information on a topic. Basically they are all sites with information about her. Now switch to “Shopping” search by clicking the small trolley/cart by the query box. The results are; Zero-click results…. Rather than having to click on each site, provides summaries
  • Find personal info if you know someone's email address bc people use the same email on mult. accounts. Username. email, name,
  • and how Qwiki ( could be used to engage usersbetter. iPad appQwiki is working to deliver information in a format that's quintessentially human – via storytelling instead of search. We've all seen science fiction films (or read novels) where computers are able to collect data on behalf of humans, and present the most important details.
  • Very useful for search. Shocking what information you have access to… For example, clicking on the Twitter icon, you can search for a term or hashtag (i.e. #sxsw), your own tweet stream, your timeline (people you follow), your favorites and within a specified user or list of users. You can also filter whether you want tweets with links, with images or to exclude retweets.
  • 1. Event Marketing: Capture the experience and excitement of an event by aggregating key comments from Twitter, video uploads on YouTube, or photos posted to Flickr. Furthermore, this creates an engaging archive of your event beyond the program guide. Check out my first Storify overview (below) of the MTO Summit that recently took place in Chicago. And I was a virtual attendee to boot.2. Press Room: Leverage Storify to organize industry surveys, stats, research and infographics into one location. Organized chronologically, you can leverage this as a resource for analysts, reporters and bloggers in your space. From a sales and marketing perspective, your sales team can leverage the information for existing customers or prospects.3. Thought Leadership: Curate thought leadership content to highlight your company and/or executives. This includes slideshare presentations, video interviews, tweets on Twitter or interviews in the media. Going a step further, create different stories for each executive for speaker proposals.4. Product Launch:  Create an archive around a product launch, such as product reviews, online comments, analyst briefs, product photos, and other materials. This becomes a valuable resource for customer support, sales training, or new sales prospects.Recognize internal community and their social media efforts
  • Slashtags to sort by /date, /images, /topic, /vidoes
  • Alternative search

    1. 1. Alternative search @drcarp
    2. 2. Social media search engines• Technorati, Google blog search, Alltop, Twitter search, Twitter discover, Storify, boardreader, G+ group/as, listorious, YouTube trends or charts, Socialmention, Facebook fanpages, check blogrolls, Pinalerts
    3. 3. Twitter’s Advanced Search & Topsy•!/search-advanced – Search people Tweeting from location-based accounts – Type in keywords to identify sources and ideas – See how people are interacting with a Twitter user• – Top tweets (100-5000) (Set preferences) – Type in any keyword to see how people are tweeting about it• Tweetscan, Local Tweeps (zip)
    4. 4. Social bookmarking sites• Delicious,, reddit, Rambhai, Segnalo
    5. 5. Greplin
    6. 6. Helioid
    7. 7. DuckDuckGo
    8. 8. Spokeo
    9. 9. Qwikijournalists and other communicators, it isextremely helpful in the following situations:EventsBreaking NewsShared Experiences
    10. 10. Storify• Search and create stories from the public’s Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, Google, RSS feeds, Links and Storify accounts – Events – Breaking News – Shared Experiences
    11. 11. Storify
    12. 12. Storify– Login– Profile– Search– Drag content– Add Text– Add Photos– Publish your Storify– Embed It in a blog post– Share it on social media channels
    13. 13. Primary Research• E-Resources – – Google Scholar• Topic search engines – – PsychINFO, MEDLINE, Comm & Mass Media Complete• Research journal title –• Data and statistics –
    14. 14. Blekko