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I want to find the messages that do NOT contain the term facebook in my Yahoo inbox.

How can I do that?

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According to Yahoo search tips, you can use the - operator to exclude terms: -facebook

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I tried - syntax but it results in no message found –  Nam G VU Mar 20 '13 at 2:29

Looks like you have to have a search term to find along with the one you want to 'not find. So try this...

a -facebook

find all messages with the letter a in it and without the word facebook in.

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