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Is there any way to filter YouTube videos by language?

Videos in search results on YouTube are often in languages different than the ones I speak and so, useless to me. Is it possible to either make them not appear to me at all (e.g. by some account ...
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Searching for Chinese words in Wikka wiki

I am a user of Wikka wiki and I have a problem of searching Chinese words. The problem is that there is are spaces between Chinese words. Therefore, the entire title of a page is taken as a single ...
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How can I search my Google Drive AND Google Keep?

I'm considering using Google Keep but wondering if it just becomes another deep box to search for stuff in. Can I search my Google Drive and Google Keep from one search tool?
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Search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title?

How can I search YouTube and exclude certain terms from the video's title? For instance, I want to search for "glass" but exclude videos with "Google" in the title. I'd like to stress that I want to ...
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How to get around Twitter blocking text search within page ("find in page")

(for the Twitter website on a computer - not app or mobile) If you use your browser's search function ("find in page") to search for a word on a page on Twitter that you are looking at, it ...
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Swedish keyboard shortcut for Search field in Google Drive

The keyboard shortcut that takes you to the Search field on the Google Drive main view does not work on a Swedish keyboard. On an English keyboard the shortcut is / but pressing Shift+7 on a Swedish ...
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How do I search for posts by date in Facebook Groups?

I'm trying to find the oldest post in a FB group. Is there a way to do this short of scrolling down to the very first post? It's rather impractical in my case, the group has thousands of post as of ...
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How can I search for a string across all comments in a PDF on Acrobat Web?

I have opened a PDF on Acrobat Web. It has a few comments by others. How can I search for a string across all comments in a PDF on Acrobat Web?
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Is it possible to find public Google calendars?

I want to embed a Google calendar in my organization's intranet site. Google provides three options for sharing the calendar: Make it visible to anyone in the organization Make it visible only to ...
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Search items by its condition on Amazon?

In Amazon, there are some amazon URL parameters to filter the item result on the amazon search, such as &pct-off=50-75. I wonder if there is any way or a URL param to filter and show only a ...
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How to search for exact matches of single-word video titles?

I would like to search for videos on YouTube whose title matches a single-word query. For example, if I search for titles containing the word "verb", I only want YouTube to return results ...
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YouTube videos from verified channels only

I would imagine for many YouTube users like me, it is a common nuisance to sift through YouTube's vast content to find the videos uploaded by verified sources (channels). I wonder if there is a way to ...
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How can I search YouTube including description and sort by date?

When I search YouTube normally, it finds matches including in video descriptions. But if I sort the results by upload date, then most of the videos are removed from the search, and it seems to only ...
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Is it possible to get SMS texts for tweets from a specific user that match certain words?

I know that you can send an SMS text from Twitter for all tweets that you get from a specific user. But is it possible to only send texts when a tweet is from a specific user and that also match ...
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Finding non-monetised YouTube videos

Is there any way to find YouTube videos which do not (currently) contain overlay or video advertising - that is, non-monetised videos? The only way I have found is to play the video to see if an ...
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How to find a specific tweet in its context?

Via a direct link I found this tweet dated 14 Dec 2010. Now I wanted to see the tweets this user sent just before and after this specific message so I made an advanced search: https://twitter.com/...
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How do I limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users?

Sometimes I want to limit my search results to tracks uploaded by specific users. How can I search specific user's accounts for titles and hashtags?
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Use SoundCloud's search page without a query

I'm using SoundCloud to download music that can be played in a commercial setting. For that, I'm searching with the filter license=to_use_commercially (and also duration=medium). I don't have any ...
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How to search for the latest video of a certain duration from a particular YouTube channel

I watch documentaries regularly and usually visit Vice and BBC News channels in YouTube. I always look for the latest documentaries/news with a duration of more than 20 minutes. My question is: how ...
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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 do I find a contact in my Google Contacts list?

Whenever I type in a name I want to search for, which exists in my list of Google Contacts, it pulls up a blank card or tells me that no match exists, or nothing has been found. Any ideas why that ...
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Is it possible to associate equations with theorems?

Suppose I wanted to find out about the Pythagorean Theorem by searching via WolframAlpha. This is trivial -- we can search directly for Pythagorean Theorem and get a wealth of information. But ...
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Search engine uses wikipedia result as default?

I tried searching for what this is called but couldn't find a result. So when searching for anything on a search engine it will give you a list of results but on the right-hand side a box will show ...
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How to find a specific Trello card by card id or date

Our Trello board currently has about 500 cards on it. We can easily search by card number if it's three digits long, e.g. 123, but searching for two digit card numbers also returns three digit card ...
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How do I search the Wayback Machine for URLs on a website that contain a specific string?

I am looking for a way to search on archive.org for URLs of a website, that contain a certain word. (all my explanations here use 'example.com', but it's not the actual website I am searching for) ...
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Help about 4shared's search

My question is about 4shared. I'm looking for a way to find videos, which are not listed, but which, however, are available and visible, and this for all, because they are public videos. Could someone ...
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Archive.org search by Title, Date, FullText simultaneously

Is it possible to search books satisfying 1),2),3) simultaneously in Archive.org ? 1) title contains food 2) added date is from 2015-01-01 to 2015-12-31 3) contents(=full text) of the book contains ...
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How to activate keyword highlighting in search results of DuckDuckGo?

Is it possible to have the query words highlighted in the search results of DuckDuckGo? I really like the Google layout, which displays text passages with query word in bold fonts. Does DDG have a ...
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How can I search the comments on Instagram?

I'm looking for something akin to https://www.youtubextras.com/ but for Instagram feeds. I want to search the comments in all of the threads posted by a specific user. I know there is a phrase ...
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How do I download from Gutenberg by genre or subgenre?

For a project I'm working on, I need to access all the English fiction in Gutenberg, and then all the horror stories in English fiction on Gutenberg? I see how I download all the txt files in English. ...
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How to search through Amazon Customer Questions?

An Amazon product has 787 questions and I can access them using the buttons: How do I do a keyword search?
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Use Google Scholar for searching words appeared within Keywords

I have two words which are "team" and "conflict". I want to search for all the papers that have these two words in their "Keywords List". Note that the Keywords mean not the general keywords related ...
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How to search for "X Y" words in Google Web Search while exculding pages that have X and no Y after it

I want to use Google Web Search to do a web search like this: Find pages that contain the phrase "red car" while excluding the pages that have the word "red" and no "car" after it. If we just entered "...
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Follow users by criteria on Twitter

Keeping in mind Twitter's Following rules and best practices, I've tried Crowdfire's Keyword follow and I find it very powerful because: I can easily list many users whose profile or tweets match a ...
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Is there a way to filter and see all the videos I shared on my Facebook profile?

I want to see only the videos I shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be done in activity log, since you can search your posts, but a lot of videos I shared in groups and pages show ...
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Combination of quotations and OR do not work in Bing Search

To proceed on the question posted here: Quotation marks do not work in Bing? I want to make a combined search for two variations of the same sentence. It could be for instance: Query: "moscow is a ...
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YouTube Search Feature Alternative

YouTube's Advanced Search appears to not be working properly, as 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 oldest ...
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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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How to search for Metro-UI Windows 8 apps' repositories in Sourceforge?

When I searched in GitHub/Bitbucket everything was okay because of the repositories' names (and probably because of different search engines), but on this site it just lists the apps' names and it ...
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Is it possible to search over multiple Google Forums from one search box?

I've embedded several Google forums in our website, found at: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/forums.html, following the general guidelines found at: http://support.google.com/groups/bin/answer.py?...
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Outlook Web App gives incomplete result with the search function

I noticed recently that the searches I perform in my Outlook Web Application (Exchange 2010) are not correct. Example: If I perform a search of a recent email (less than 2 months for example) the ...
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How can I search WordPress comments?

I can easily search a WordPress.com hosted blog by doing the following (on DDG): https://duckduckgo.com/?q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Ff1metrics.wordpress.com%2F%20some%20search%20term But how can I limit ...
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Can I get DuckDuckGo to show less US-and-allies news sources?

I'm using the DuckDuckGo search engine in English. Now, I realize there will be more prominent and popular news sources in English in places like the US, the UK, Canada and Australia; but - since ...
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When I press the enter key in google search bar, instead of searching the keyword, it creates a new line

This is a new issue that whenever I write something to search in google and press enter key, it starts a new line. As per the below website saying I have cleared cookies and cache and the problem is ...
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Exclude sites from web search

Is it possible to exclude certain sites from a web search so they don't appear in the search results? Some search engines have a feature called safe search, but that doesn't look configurable (at ...
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GitHub - expand all search results in a file by default

I'm talking about basically autoclicking these on any search results page like this one: I there any setting for this that I missed or is a userscript needed?
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How to search for shared albums

I have hundreds of Google Photos shared albums. How can I search for them? I remember some words of the title, but it seems that the only option is to browse through hundreds and hundreds of albums to ...
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How can I filter for only emails sent by me with no recipients except myself in a gmail search if I also have myself autoBCCD on ALLof my sent emails?

This has been a bit of a doosy for me. I have my IOS devices set to auto-bcc myself on all of my sent emails so they populate in my inbox. Because of this, I began using the subject line of my emails ...
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Search websites whose urls contain a specific word

I'm wondering if it's possible to search all the websites whose url contains a specific word. Example: I'd like to search all the websites with the word ".uni??" in their url ("?" ...
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Someone famous retweeted me couple of years ago, how do I find it through advanced twitter search?

On Twitter, @Someone famous retweeted me some couple of years ago. I did not care for it then, but now I want to find it. I tried things like from:@famousguy filter:nativeretweets [@me] which did not ...
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