Questions tagged [google-alerts]

For questions about Google Alerts - a content change detection and notification service.

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Filtering spam / scraped / auto generated sites from Google alerts

I use Google alerts to monitor our company name online, my alerts search query is: "Company Name" OR "company.com" -site:pinterest.com Recently we have seen a ton of spam sites crawling, article ...
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Google Alerts error “There were no results” even though many results in Search

It seems like Google Alerts catches less results than an actual Google Search. For instance, try to create a Google Alert with a search query menuiserie thouars: You can see in the right panel: ...
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How to change the “Deliver to email address” for Google Alerts

I'm experiencing the exact issue described here. I have a Google account whose primary email address I have successfully changed. The account also has an activated backup email address. When visiting ...
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Is the culprit the query or the delivery system when similar Google Alerts queries give different results?

We are building a system to analyze the results of Google Alerts for certain medical topics and are testing two different methods. Let's take the topics pregnancy and vaccines in Italian. Our methods ...
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Google Alerts feeds don't work

I have a standard Google (Gmail) account, and logged in. Went to Alerts, and tried creating one. Couldn't choose Feeds as an option, only choice of where to send is the Gmail account I'm logged into. ...
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How can I use a quoted search on a Google Alert?

Lately my Google Alerts have been turning up less relevant results, and I realize that they seem to have stopped search for the phrase I entered and have started just giving results that include each ...
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Asking if I am signing on to another computer

On my cell phone I stupidly checked the box to be asked everytime another device is logging on to my Gmail account. Since my desktop polls all my email accounts periodically, I keep getting popups on ...