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How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
How to Search Twitter
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  • 1. How to Search Twitter Vicky Ludas Orlofsky Dr. Lopatovska Online Searching April 5, 2012
  • 2. What is Twitter? A microblogging social network founded in 2006 by Jack   Dorsey and Biz Stone Members can post "tweets" of up to 140 characters directing   them to specific people via the @ symbol, linking them to specific topics with the # symbol, or releasing them to the world at large  Direct messages are also available but these are not open to the public nor searchable by anyone other than the user As of February/March 2012, 92.5 million+ users a month   sending 340 million tweets every day (Source: Quantcast.com, Twitter)
  • 3. Who Tweets?According to Quantcast (U.S. demographics), Twitter users comparedto the average internet users are… Female 18-34 Parents Well-off Not college-educated African-American or Hispanic
  • 4. Searching Twitter:http://twitter.com/#!/search-home Can also be reached at twitter.com/search or search.twitter.com
  • 5. Search Operators Operators allow a more specific search:   people   from:   to:   location#   near:   within:   time@   since:   until:   result type   filter:   include:   source::)   language:(   lang:  *but this option is not? included in the operators nor is a language code available
  • 6. Advanced Search: http://twitter.com/#!/search-advanced Searchoperators as natural language
  • 7. @People Search   The @verified  Whenaccount is a searching list of all for a verified politician, (identity entertainer, confirmed journalist,by Twitter) or other notable accounts figure, make sure their  Of the account has140 million been + users, verified to20,169 are ensure currently credibility verified
  • 8. Twitter and Search Engines  Bing: “Social” search which searches Facebook and Twitter in real time and can be narrowed to either  Not obvious, located in the “Explore” menu  Searches by keyword, also lists “Trending Topics”   Google: no “Social”-type search   But you can site search  [site:twitter.com “phrase”] will look for the phrase within Twitter   Differences - not in real time, can’t be narrowed to tweets OR people, just tweets AND people, and usually just people (even when searching for a #keyword)   Yahoo: almost as Twitter-friendly as Bing; keyword searches will return recent tweets if applicable
  • 9. Binghttp://www.bing.com/social
  • 10. Twitter and Search Engines   Bing: “Social” search which searches Facebook and Twitter in real time and can be narrowed to either   Not obvious, located in the “Explore” menu   Searches by keyword, also lists “Trending Topics”  Google: no “Social”-type search  But you can site search  [site:twitter.com “phrase”] will look for the phrase within Twitter  Can’t be narrowed to tweets OR people, just tweets AND people, and usually just people (even when searching for a #keyword)   Yahoo: almost as Twitter-friendly as Bing; keyword searches will return recent tweets if applicable
  • 11. Googlehttp://www.google.com
  • 12. Twitter and Search Engines   Bing: “Social” search which searches Facebook and Twitter in real time and can be narrowed to either   Not obvious, located in the “Explore” menu   Searches by keyword, also lists “Trending Topics”   Google: no “Social”-type search   But you can site search [site:twitter.com “phrase”] will look for the phrase within Twitter   Differences - not in real time, can’t be narrowed to tweets OR people, just tweets AND people, and usually just people (even when searching for a #keyword)  Yahoo: almost as Twitter-friendly as Bing; keyword searches will return recent tweets if applicable
  • 13. Yahoohttp://search.yahoo.com/ Yahoo Search Direct
  • 14. Yahoo part 2 Yahoo does not explain when the Twitter tab will appear and when it will not (i.e., it appears for “One Direction” searched as a keyword, but not “Trayvon”…)
  • 15. Other Tools   http://hashtags.org/ - list of all active hashtags and their recent activity   http://beta.twitseek.com/ - searches URLs used in tweets   http://tweetscan.com/ - searches names used in tweets   http://www.twitscoop.com/ - searches and tracks both keywords and hashtags http://tweetag.com/ - another keyword/hashtag tracker  
  • 16. Sources"Twitter.com Traffic and Demographic Statistics," Quantcast.com (3/2012): http://www.quantcast.com/twitter.com"Twitter Turns Six," Twitter blog (3/21/2012): http://blog.twitter.com/2012/03/twitter-turns-six.html"How to Search Twitter - The Advanced Guide," Search Engine Journal (11/28/2008): http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-to-search-twitter-the-advanced-guide/8034/"Twitter," Wikipedia (3/2012): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TwitterImage sources:http://designrelated.com/news/feature_view/53/the-redesign-of-the-twitter-birdhttp://www.freesocialicons.com/free-tweeting-twitter-bird-icon/http://holidayblog.easyjet.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/twitter-bird-logo.jpghttp://gadgetsin.com/tag/fun-cake

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