[This article is originally published in popsci.com written by David Nield - Uploaded by AIRS Member: Joshua Simon] BROWSING HISTORY Many sites keep tabs on your past searches. rawpixel via Pixabay Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that informa...
[This article is originally published in programs.online.utica.edu - Uploaded by AIRS Member: Anna K. Sasaki] For today's students, research methods are less about libraries and more about what can be found on laptops. A Pew Internet study reveals that 94 percent of teachers find students are mos...
Source: This article was published icfj.org By Temi Adeoye - Contributed by Member: Wushe Zhiyang In the age of digital journalism, advanced online search techniques are becoming requisite skills for successful careers in journalism. With hundreds of millions of sites indexed, Google is undoubtedly...
When you’re searching in Evernote, there are many different ways to go about whittling down the results. From simply typing into the box with the magnifying glass to more advanced search techniques such as using syntax, there’s a lot of options. While advanced search techniques may sound like a ...
By William Comcowich—Boolean search queries are a powerful and easy-to-use tool to improve your search results. This article will teach you how to use them. Public relations measurement and marketing teams may subscribe to a media monitoring service to find mentions of their brands in news and so...
For more than 20 years, researchers have worked to conceptualize methods for making web searching more comprehensive—going beyond the surface sites that are easily accessed by today’s search engines to truly create a system of universal access to the world’s knowledge. The task is proving to ...
Google search is usually used in it’s non-advance form, just putting the keyword in box and hit enter. After that Google does rest of the magic. You might have heard the most polite google user, the sweet Nan who is putting “Thank you” and “please” in every google searches. Google even pr...
For more than 20 years, researchers have worked to conceptualize methods for making web searching more comprehensive—going beyond the surface sites that are easily accessed by today’s search engines to truly create a system of universal access to the world’s knowledge. The task is proving to b...
Search engines are an intrinsic part of the array of commonly used “open source” research tools. Together with social media, domain name look-ups, and more traditional solutions such as newspapers and telephone directories, effective web searching will help you find vital information to support ...
Ever been frustrated with your Web search results? Sure, we've all been there! In order to search the Web more effectively, there are a few basic skills that you need to learn to make your searches less frustrating and more successful. In this article, we'll go over the top ten most basic Web search...
Dan Russell, über tech lead, Google Search Quality and User Experience Research, shares advanced Google search techniques for research, newsgathering and verification Digital tools and platforms are now an integral part of the role for most journalists in modern newsrooms.However, many still do not...
You often know when you’ve just made a big mistake in your job application. You forget to attach your resume. You send the wrong version. You address your cover letter to Mr. Chris Allen—then realize there’s a strong chance Chris is a woman. But other times, you have no idea—you may even thi...
INJECT is a digital toolkit designed to enhance journalistic creativity and improve workflows in busy newsrooms INJECT was made for busy journalists who are increasingly under pressure to deliver more content with less resources. Using powerful algorithms to unveil relevant and useful information h...
Procrastination, overworking, and burnout seem like constant fixtures in the modern work world. As a result, you lose motivation for activities you know are good for you, like exercise. By the end of a busy workday, all you want to do is lie down. Yet, distractions keep you from truly relaxing. Inst...
Ever tried to do reverse email lookup? There may be many reasons for reverse email address search. With the tremendous growth in the number of internet users, curse like email abusing, spamming, stalking, etc. are also increasing simultaneously. And, it becomes quite important to find the person be...
1-Usernames: How to Use Them To Find Someone on the Web A username - online handles on various sites that designate your profile information - can yield a surprising amount of information when used creatively. If you're trying to get more information about someone, and you know what their username ...
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Search is an everyday part of our lives. From searching for the ingredients to make breakfast, looking for travel routes, and even to things as obscure as finding a dog-sitter - we are used to searching for things every day, so much so that over the past ten years the number of hours spent on the In...
Search is an everyday part of our lives. From searching for the ingredients to make breakfast, looking for travel routes, and even to things as obscure as finding a dog-sitter - we are used to searching for things every day, so much so that over the past ten years the number of hours spent on the I...
I think everyone should have decent online stalking skills. Not because I condone stalking, but because knowledge is power -- if you don't know how to find people online, how do you know what people can find about you online? Googling yourself is like checking your credit report for inaccuracies: it...
It's getting harder every year to get a decent cheap airfare. The prices go up, inflation increases and the EGP-to-USD rate is getting worse. So knowing how to fly for cheap is no longer a luxury, but very important basic knowledge. Luckily there are many tricks that will help keep the prices down. ...
The kindest thing you can do for a person after they die—or even just sell you their used computer—is to delete their browser history so no one knows the secrets it holds. From our politics to our health to our porn, where we go online says a whole lot about who we are and what we do when w...
Do you skim the surface of what Google can do for you, or are you an advanced Google searcher that dives in deep to everything Google has to offer? Learn how to master Google with advanced Google search techniques and make your searches super efficient. The following search tips offer a wide rang...
When it comes to searching information on the web, the first thing we will think of is definitely Google. Without a doubt, Google is the best search engine giving Internet users, from students to professional researcher the most relevant results for every query. In most cases you’re happy wit...
When a journalist gets their first job, or switches role to a new area or specialism, they need to quickly work out where to find useful leads. This often involves the use of feeds, email alerts, and social networks. In this post I’m going to explain a range of search techniques for finding useful...
Remember when campus police officers pepper-sprayed student protesters at the University of California, Davis, in 2011? Of course you do: A viral image of the incident spread like wildfire online, and a quick Google search turns up plenty of articles criticizing the police and administrative respons...
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