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How do I filter news articles out of my google search?

I'm trying to google a topic which has a lot of heavy media coverage. I'm looking for technical details though, not any media coverage. The problem is the most combinations of search queries end up ...
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How do I add a profile photo on my page [closed]

Ive been trying a lot but i couldnt fuigre out how. can someone help? Ive tried the edit button and more things but no idea. Plzzzz help me.
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Removing one or more than one specific languages from Google results

I'm wondering if it's possible to remove one or more than one specific languages from Google results. For example, here I want to exclude Spanish, I prefer only English and Italian: https://www....
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How to opt-out of a specific experimental feature by Google

Recently, I apparently got entered into an experimental new layout of Google Images. The layout I now get for images can be seen below: As you can see, the entire image preview is not much bigger ...
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Google sports widget: displaying women schedule by default

When searching for a sporting event on Google, say Wimbledon, Google displays the schedule of the upcoming games. I've noticed that, by default, Google displays the women's singles schedule (second ...
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Can't get search results on Google anymore

Since this morning, it appears that I can't get any search results anymore when I am logged in my account. If search anything, all I will get is "did not match any results". The only thing I ...
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How to search a YouTube channel's videos by duration

I'm trying really hard to find a specific video on a YouTube channel that has nearly 1000 videos. The channel has a lot of short videos (<10 minutes), but the video I'm looking for was at least 20 ...
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Highlight Google search results that are existing Firefox bookmarks?

I use Firefox for several hours daily. As a semi-prpofessional programmer, simultaneously learning several languages/platforms (yet cursed with a "handicappingly-poor" memory"), I find myself ...
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How to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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Google gives incomplete results on self search [duplicate]

I recently did a search on my own name, and three email addresses I've used over the last 30 years. I have done this before, and I typically get something like 100,000 hits, with a lot of them dating ...
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Google search results no longer containing forwarding url

Since earlier this year, Google search results no longer contain the forwarding url but instead directly link to the domain in the search query. In the past a result in the search query would look ...
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What is with the Google timer durations?

Etc..... I'm unable to see the pattern here. What's more weird, is that it works if you specify any interval (including some or all) of "second", "min" or "hour" less than 24 hours. Fractions and ...
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I want search engine to find sites containing the most the rare proper nouns I search for

I want to list all sites that do a certain thing and I think people all over the internet make small lists containing some of these sites together. For example I want to make a list of all Quantified ...
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How do I make something the first option when searching?

So, say I am going to try searching up Twitter for example, but when I type in the letter t a Google search for tilt appears as the first option. How can I make it so that when I type in the letter t, ...
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Whenever I search for the meaning of a word, the suggestion “in hindi” and others appears on Google

What the title says. For instance, searching on google.com/ncr (no country redirect): I speak none of these languages. I'm searching for the meaning of an English word, using English terms, I expect ...
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Weird _sp variable in Google Search Console

When Google indexes my site it keeps finding the home page with ?_sp=[some random characters] at the end. I never use this variable, so I don't know how Google keeps finding it. It's automatically ...
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Output Google search results to a file

Is it possible to output Google search results to a file. Just the site names and links written to a file line by line. Once could get the source file using curl and parse the HTML code but is there a ...
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How to search multiple sites with Google and get random results?

I'm trying to find examples of English collocations in a set of sites. I know how to search in multiple sites as it's been solved here before. search term site:A OR site:B OR site:C The problem is ...
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How do I disable Google AMP in search results on iOS?

When I search Google on an iPhone, website links are often replaced with slimmed-down AMP versions. Getting to the original webpage with full-functionality requires opening an extra page. How do I ...
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Searching for a sentence that I only know part of it using Google's operators

I am looking for a particular combination of google hacking commands to find a sentence. For example, I am looking for ”where eagles dare” In this case, I don’t have part of a sentence like the ...
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Are the search engine's calculators reliable?

As many of you, I use Google to manage my web searching and this brings me to use it for other activities too. Like I use it for a calculator and I find it way easier than using an actual calculator - ...
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Remove Google Search suggestions

Every time I type a word and then meaning (i.e. backpack meaning in...) Google suggests in Hindu, in Urdu etc. I have no interest in these languages and never googled for them. I would like to see ...
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How do I exclude sports-related results from Google Search?

There is nothing I hate more than searching the name of a city I’m visiting on Google and having all the relevant results that come up be related to football. Is there a way to tell Google that I’m ...
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Does advertising a website with GoogleAds improve the search-ranking in general?

So I have published a website a week ago and now I use GoogleAds to advertise my site in the Google-Search. And I asked myself now if clicks on the ad improve the search-ranking of my site in general ...
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Advanced Search in only URLs matching a certain string

I want to search in all GitHub sub-pages containing the word "ja.po", like this page: https://github.com/xfce-mirror/thunar/blob/master/po/ja.po?fbclid=...
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Strange Google Search UI

When I open this URL: https://www.google.com/search?q=google or any Google search results URL This is on my computer (Windows 10). It is the same on both Chrome and Edge. This is on my friend ...
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Why does google use 1000 char long image links?

When I copy an image address from the gallery on google.fr/images it copies this to my clipboard, why? data:image/jpeg;base64,/9j/4AAQSkZJRgABAQAAAQABAAD/...
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Is a shared Google Photos album publicly searchable?

I'd like to share a Google Photos album only with one person and allow them to view and edit the album, but I do NOT want the album or any photos to come up in search results. I saw that the only way ...
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Whenever I log into my Instagram it says unusual login attempt

I have already tried logging in and logging out I of other people’s accounts and it still won’t work I have tried going to my g-mail account to see my emails because they said they would send me a ...
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Search for an exact phrase with a comma in Google: “hello, john”

I know that Google lets you search for an (almost) exact phrase by putting the phrase in quotes: "hello, john" This will find both instances of hello john and hello, john. I want to find only ...
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Does search engines like Google or Bing search through all web pages for a single query every time?

Here is what I imagine would happen when I type in a search query in Google or Bing: The search query is converted into a vector through some pre-trained machine learning models. The vector captures ...
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How to prevent Google Search Calculator from converting all Units?

Does the Google Search Calculator Have any settings, URL arguments, or anything of that nature to control how it functions? I really like how it works in most areas, but it continually converts all of ...
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What is the best way to search a video with specific song in it on youtube?

Under any Youtube video there is a description of music/songs under it. What is the best way to search a Youtube video based on that song? I can search it by the name of that song in Google search but ...
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Where did the “internet speed test” go?

If I Google Internet speed test Google should offer me a quick internet speed test box as the first result. I could test my internet speed without leaving the Google search page. Now, this box is ...
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Why is clicking on a Google search result sending me to a different page than just typing in the same URL?

I was trying to track down the website of a local nonprofit, so I typed its name into Google. The first result showed the organization's actual domain name, but the description was spam, and clicking ...
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Is it possible to filter Google search results on response headers?

Is there any way to tell Google "give me all the results that contain some response header/value X? For example, I would like to search for content on a topic, but only include results that have the ...
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Company and products dropped from Google search engine?

3/1/2019 We have had our company name, website address link and popular product name on the Google search engine for years. Whatever people typed in about our company or products it automatically ...
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How can I make google give me only top-level page results?

I would like to do a keyword search but with only top-level pages as result. For example, I want https://superuser.com as a hit but not https://superuser.com/questions/230975/ on my search. Only ...
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Google search data

I went today through the process of deleting my entire data history from Google's servers. I went to myactivity and browsed through EACH TAB and clicked DELETE ALL ACTIVITY. I even went through ...
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Reset Google Search layout

I'm using Chrome on a Mac and all of a sudden my Google search layout switched back to its old interface with a black bar on top. I've tried logging out and logging in my account, cleared all ...
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How to know how many times i have visited a website?

I use google to make research online. I dont want to collect data from the same websiye twice so i want google to tell me if it is the first time i am visiting the website or not.
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Is there a way to use Google's advanced search parameters without triggering the CAPTCHA test?

When using Googles advanced search operators, I only ever get about three or four tries before I start getting harassed by these perpetual reCAPTCHA turing tests: Yes, I'm human. No, I'm not a robot. ...
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How to fix a broken Google search?

I think this is related to broken Google search at How do I tell Google my search terms are requirements and not mere suggestions?. I think this question is a particular case of the general problem. ...
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Google Search results - old style

Recently, I have noticed Google changed the search layout on mobiles. One example is that the links are now smaller than before. Is it possible to revert to the old style? Finding this a bit jarring.
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Google reverse image search in a specific country

I want to use Google to search for a specific image inside a specific country (IP)! Using http://images.google.com/ gives me results for all sites, but I can't sort results by country. It would also ...
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How does one search a picture online?

If one has a picture file, like .jpg, how does one search (maybe Google) if this picture is around online?
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Only include search results that must exclude multiple words

Consider this search: rick's haven -bbq -barbeque -menu I am trying to find all results related to Rick's Haven as it relates to the movie Bird Box. However, there is a really famous BBQ restaurant ...
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How to remove videos from Google Search results

I want to remove unwanted videos from Google Search results. When I search for my site in Google, the search shows some unwanted videos. How do I remove them?
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Recovering my Google account with out a recovery email or phone number [duplicate]

Someone hacked my password and changed it. I have been using the same password for years and I need help getting my account back. You said you would email me back but I have not received any response ...
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How to disable sticky search bar in Google search portal?

Google recently introduced a sticky search bar that, as the name suggests, sticks to the page on top of it when the user scrolls. Here's how it looks on scrolling down: I find sticky top bars ...