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Facebook, new feature?

When will Facebook make searching for messages easier? When will it be possible to search messages by date rather by "keywords"? I have too many and would like to search for a specific one, and it's ...
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How to search for things within this year with Google?

How to search on Google for things within one year? I found that when we want to find some tutorials, they are outdated and not useful anymore. So I want to restrict the search within one year.
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Using quick-search with startpage.com?

Opera offers shorthands to use with web searches. Recently I discovered startpage.com and would like to make use of it with the shorthands I am used to, replacing Google. From looking at the queries ...
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Collectively Search Stores [closed]

Is there a place online where I can collectively search multiple stores at the same time? I'm trying to design a shopping plan(and figure out what stores have what), but It isn't ideal to have to ...
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Multiple “from:” keywords in Outlook advanced search

I've tried this every way I can think of. Scenario: you have an inbox with five emails, each from a different person: personA, personB, ... personE. My goal is to write a search query that excludes ...
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Search more efficiently for videos containing specific people?

As an instantiation, I'm interested in finding all videos and interviews with US Supreme Court Stephen Breyer. So I typed in "Stephen Breyer" on youtube.com and was presented with ...
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Youtube Search Feature Alternative

Youtube's Advanced search appears to no longer work properly, and I want to do the follow: -Search within X Channel -With the search results: Related to a,b,c,d keywords Return from newest to ...
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Cannot find own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search

I have failed to find any of my very own outgoing Hangouts chat messages in history via Gmail search, whereas the search finds any of Hangouts chat messages of another participant of the very same ...
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Default to All and hide retweets on Twitter search results

How can I default the sort of Twitter search results to show "All" instead of "Top" and have it exclude retweets? On Twitter I don't follow anyone or post anything, I just use it to search to get ...
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How to search based on part of file name in Google Drive

I'd like to be able to find all files in my Google drive that contain the string "_INSTRUCTION_" in the file name. Is there a way to do this? EDIT 1: When I search for "RMA2013", I should get a ...
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How to disable Google translating the search query language?

My primary language is English and all the settings are set accordingly but I am fluent in a number of languages and use to search for things in them too. When I write a search query in a particular ...
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Does searching a keyword on Google make the crawlers look harder in the future?

Do the search requests made by the users influence the Google crawlers "attraction" by this keyword? Let's say Google has some hits on a specific keyword in the search index. And now I search for ...
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Using Superuser paths for specific topics

I have a very specific question, which I have not been able to find the solution to. I want to search Superuser and other websites using Google, but I want to limit it to a specific subject (e.g. the ...
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Is there a way to search Trello for cards that have a label?

I tried Has:label but without luck. We use labels to assign the urgency/progress on a card (Current, Urgent, Finished-Awaiting Review, Finished-Approved). When someone on our team starts working on ...
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Why is OkCupid showing me matches who live more than 5 kilometers away?

I'm using OkCupid, an online-dating and friend-matching site. I have set the site to show only matches within 5 kilometers of me. Unfortunately, the site seems to be showing me lots of matches who ...
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How to use Facebook Graph search to find pages by amount of likes?

How to use Facebook Graph search to find pages by amount of likes? I use for example: Shopping & Retail places in United Kingdom And It return all Shopping & Retail places from United ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD ...
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Google Search to show only results with IP addresses

Is there a way that I could get Google Search to return only results with IP addresses in the URL? Please let me know. Thanks
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Search twitter excluding certain languages

I would like to search the twitter page for a word, but exclude from the results the tweets that are in a specific language. Something like: https://twitter.com/search?q=Ferrari + language english ...
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How to search multiple sites at once?

Is there any way to send a search query to several websites at once and browse results? For example, I want to buy edible paper. Paper on which you can write and take a bite off for a nutritious ...
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Outlook.com: searching deleted messages folder

Just recently the search box went dark and I no longer can search the deleted messages folder. Is there a way I can recover/turn on this function like before?
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How do I search for a tag within a specific Tumblr blog?

We created a group Tumblr page and tagged all the posts so we could search by topic. I can't seem to figure out how to do this just for our page. The tags are fairly common and pull up all kinds of ...
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List YouTube videos using criteria

How can I list all YouTube videos using this criteria? minimum x views r like-to-dislike ratio For example, how can I get a list of all the YouTube videos with at least 1 million views; and ...
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Search for multiple flickr groups

I'd like to search photos that are contained in two groups 'action' and 'olympuse-p1' with an URL like: https://www.flickr.com/groups/olympuse-p1/photos/in/pool-action Any idea?
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How to search blogs on blog.com?

When I log into blog.com, I can not find a search function to look for blogs on blog.com that are related to a specific topic. In fact, I can hardly find other blogs except of mine. The only way to ...
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How to use Google to search my PDF document with preview results?

Is there a way to use Google Search on an indexed (by google) PDF file to not only search within the PDF, but show snippets or previews of the search results? For example, one or two lines of text ...
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How do I save search results from only people I follow on Twitter?

If I create a new query then filter on only people I follow. When I save the query, the filter selection is not also saved with the query. If I run my saved query, I see results from all accounts, ...
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How to search with logic operators on Github?

GitHub has a search system, building on elastic search that has many advanced features like searching for repositories or users. Using Google, I can search GitHub for alternatives. The search syntax ...
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Why does search in Google Mail not find some substrings but others work?

Today I saw a very strange behavior when searching in Google Mail. I was looking for an eMail which contained an IP: 192.168.100.150. I couldn't remember exactly what it was, but I knew the first ...
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How to filter empty drafts in Gmail?

I want to use Gmail's search to find all my empty replies or drafts (mostly because I quite frequency click in the reply text area and create a new draft without meaning to). To test this out I ...
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Count word occurrences in survey feedback

I have a suggestions column in a survey feedback, that's being pushed from the survey provider to a Google Spreadsheet. I'm trying to do a bit of wording analysis on it. For example, I'm trying to ...
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search for old ads now removed on gumtree or all classifieds

Is there any way to search the history approximately 6 months ago of ads on Gumtree or Allclassifieds
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Why does searching Google Drive turn up no results after moving files from Dropbox? [on hold]

I have recently moved my files from Dropbox to Google Drive. However, I get no results from searching my Google Drive. Does anyone have an answer about why?
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Search with Wildcards and Quotations

I'm trying to find sentences of the following syntax (in French): "Paris, une ville ancienne, est la". Thus I typed the following into Google and Google Books: *, une * *, est la. Yet my search ...
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How to google for “extern void*”? [duplicate]

I want to search for a specific string that unfortunately contains google wildcards (*). How can I search pages where the exact string extern void* appears. (Some of you might have guessed that I am ...
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Is there an advanced search for SoundCloud?

I know I can filter results by license and some preselected ranges: But is there any way to do more than this? For example: Search for tracks between 2:30 and 2:45 in length Remove particular ...
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How can I search for one label but not another?

What search query will return conversations that have the label Reading but not the label Ignore? I've tried using label:reading -label:ignore but Gmail still returns conversations that have the ...
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Facebook Deactivation [duplicate]

I deactivated my Facebook account with the promise of virtually being removed from the website...however when I log into my friend's account and search for myself, I still appear in the search box. ...
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Order of operations when using <AND> and <OR > in a boolean search on Twitter

How does Twitter search interpret the order of boolean operators? Does it support parentheses for clarifying the order of Boolean operators? If one does a search like A AND B OR C AND D what ...
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Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL?

Is there a way to search for pages that display an image if you have the image URL? Reverse image search is not useful for this as the image is far from unique. It is not the image contents that are ...
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How to filter laptops by weight on FindTheBest?

It looks like all the laptops have weight data and their filtering controls are pretty advanced in general. Is filtering by weight hidden somewhere, or is it not possible?
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Searching for messages in Gmail sent by myself to myself

When sending email in Gmail, the last message in the mail is sometimes sent by me. I hit the reply button, meaning to send the email to everyone else, but the email ends up being addressed only to ...
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Custom web search engine [closed]

I'am doing a research about how to make a custom search in a website, and the most common answer to me by Google was: Google Custom Search Engine, and yes, of course the words were closely related. ...
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How to block images from bing search results

How would I block images from show in a web search on Bing. You can block the background image with ?rb=0 is there something that can be added to the url to block the images from showing in results. ...
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How do I find my retweets of a certain account?

On twitter, @Someone shared something interesting and I retweeted it. Some time passes, and now I want to read it again. Problem is, I tweeted and retweeted lots of other stuff, and also @someone also ...
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Ignore watermarked stock pictures from image search

When I search for images on Google, mostly it gives results related to stock websites with watermarked images. I want these sites to be ignored when I perform a search—is there any possibility to do ...
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Full list of youtube search parameters? Goal: Search within a certain channel

I could not find a complete reference for all youtube search parameters. I stumbled upon intitle and allintitle as well as the operators +word and -word. And the "exact search" which is by the way ...
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Twitter Search Operators for a particular word AND others

I have read the Twitter search operators guidance: https://twitter.com/search-home# but it's not clear whether you can search for a particular word plus other possible words like in the following ...
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How to search/filter emails in gmail according to recipients? (TO:)

I know this "tutorial" https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7190 But when I use TO: operator (TO:myemail@myemail.com), I get also emails where is used myemail@myemail.com for cc or bcc.
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Search for notes that only have certain tags in Evernote

Is there a way to do a search in Evernote like: only has tag:yr20* or tag:yr21* or tag:mo0* or tag:mo1* or -tag:* tag:yr20* or tag:yr21* or tag:mo0* or tag:mo1* The way I have my Evernote setup ...