Monthly Archives: January 2014

Cornetto: Advertising win or advertising fail?

Dated: 21 January 2014

I saw this today: a Cornetto ice cream advert. Simple enough. But it is, after all, 21st January; at the time it was one degree outside in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire; and who on earth is thinking about eating ice cream?! But then, in the true Schrödinger’s cat style I have seen the advert. I have taken […]

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Twitter Search: Find people local to you

Dated: 6 January 2014

Trying to find people local to you, but getting frustrated with Twitter Advanced Search still not working correctly? Being able to use the internet to search for what you want is a skill in itself. In our office we often refer to the ability as ‘Google Foo’: the ability to know the most effective search […]

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Twitter Search Tricks

Dated: 2 January 2014

Some quick handy Twitter Search tricks: 1. Remove Retweets by adding -rt to the search. Eg. Bedford -rt 2. Set a time limit using until: yyyy-mm-dd. Eg Biggleswade until:2014-01-06 3. Since can also be used in the same way since:yyyy-mm-dd. 4. Combine the two for a ‘between x and y’ search. Eg. Bedford since:2014-01-01 until:2014-01-06 […]

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