Methods to include or exclude certain emails or messages from landing in your inbox or search results.

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Is there an API for searching only recently indexed webpages?

I'm looking for an API that allows me to do a web search query, but filtered by how recently the page was published or indexed (could be indexed by Google or Yahoo! or anyone that indexes a similar ...
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How can I filter incoming email based on plus addressing in Gmail?

I currently have some basic filters in Gmail, but the other day I heard someone mention you could use a plus sign in your address to filter incoming email? Can someone elaborate?
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When connecting Twitter and Facebook, can posts be filtered?

I have both Facebook and Twitter accounts. I also use Linkedin. If I want a tweet to appear in my LinkedIn profile, I add the hashtag #in. Is there a way to do something similar with feeding ...
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on arbitrary headers?

(Not a dup: this very similar question really asks about the DeliveredTo header). Bugzilla provides a number of headers telling you why you received a mail, such as X-Bugzilla-Reason. How can I ...
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Filtering Twitter feeds - removing @ posts from the feed

Is there a way to filter Twitter feeds so that I do not see the @replies of a given user? For example, I [generally] do not want to see the "@reply thanks"-type messages from companies to followers.
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Is there a way to filter tweets?

There is a certain young singer who I do not like but who is very popular on twitter. Is there some way I can block tweets (aka make them invisible) so I don't have to look at his name anymore, and ...
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Filter/hide online news that match criteria

I read the news through some of the most important online newspapers. I am tired of reading always some of the most boring (for me) news that include always the same words; "football", "crisis", ...
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Filter Facebook notifications?

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a greasemonkey script or something for Firefox which will either filter, or indicate my notifications in Facebook such that I can either: See only notifications for ...
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Gmail: Filtering subjects with NOT(-)

I want to filter every message that is sent to a mailing list, except those that begin(or just contain) "Re:" In "Has the words" I've put. subject:(mailing-list) subject:(-re) However that will ...
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GMail Filter - Trash or Spam?

If I create a gmail filter that makes emails coming from certain email ID (say abc@gmail.com) skip my inbox and go to trash. Now suppose gmail spam detector finds that this mail looks like spam. Then ...
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Using formula (i.e. number calculation) in Gmail filter

I've been getting coupon offers from half a dozen of sites. Is it possible to use a formula like "If there is a number that is larger than 60, then remove". This means that all coupons which cost ...
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Automating filter rule creation in gmail?

I get cases where I start getting e-mails from people I am not interested in getting. These are not SPAM, just boring e-mails. In such cases I tend to create the filter rule that makes all the ...
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How do spam filters work?

Aside from using keywords, what other evidence is taken into consideration in the algorithm that detects whether an email sent is a spam email and not an legit one? Like if I sent an email to my ...
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How do I filter PayPal emails in Gmail?

I have a donation button on my website. Donation emails from PayPal are marked "From:" the person who donated. How can I create a filter in Gmail to filter these emails into a label? (I'd do it by ...
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How can I perform the same action on all results of a label/search in Gmail?

When I search, for example, "something label:somelabel" I get 1000 results paginated by 25 (my settings). 'Select all' selects only the 25 on the current page, I would like to delete all of them ...
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How do I write a combined advanced gmail filter?

I would like to create a filter in gmail as: to:@mycompany.com OR from:@mycompany.com However when I attempt to create or edit a filter I am given a form with individual fields and cannot find a ...
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Netflix filter / review downloads?

Is it possible to either filter or at least review netflix movie downloads based on criteria like movie rating, nudity, obscenity, violence, etc?
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Any way to document what a specific Gmail filter is for?

I have a lot of Gmail filters set up, and it's hard to remember what each one is for. Is there any way I can add a short comment to each one?
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on headers other than From, To, Subject?

I've forwarded one of my really old email addresses to Gmail. I'd like to create a filter so that any mail to that old address is always labeled properly in Gmail. I can create a Gmail filter with ...
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How can I get a list of all people I have sent a given attachment to with gmail?

I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?
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Are there any third party tools to help organise my gmail filters

I've been using gmail for a long time and have a lot of filters - so many I'm no longer sure what they all do. I understand that they can be exported, but would like to know if there is there anything ...
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Creating a filter in Gmail that applies more that one label

I've been using Filters for a while in Gmail but have always been wondering if such a feature is available. Is it possible to somehow have a Gmail filter apply more than one label? As you can see ...
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Is there an application to summarise my twitter timeline [closed]

Is there a web application that exists that can scan my timeline for a given period (for example last weekend while I was away) and allow me to intelligently catch-up by showing only the tweets that ...