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Is there a way to google twitter accounts without followers?

I would like to observe some active twitter accounts without followers, or with very few followers (let's say, no more than 3). Is there a way to search those particular accounts? Is there a google ninja (or bing, or yandex) that may help me?
posted by - on Aug 11, 2015 - 2 answers

How does Calgary and Utah do it?

If you visit the City of Calgary and State of Utah websites, the center of the page is a Google search bar. How do these sites incorporate Google's search into their websites in what looks to be real time? [more inside]
posted by dukes909 on Jan 23, 2014 - 6 answers

(nearly) identical Wordpress sites hosted on different URLs

Question about nearly-identical Wordpress sites hosted at different URLS and Google indexing/rankings. [more inside]
posted by cilantro on Jul 10, 2012 - 5 answers

40 minutes to better Google-fu

Seeking activities, tutorials or resources designed to impart academically-oriented Google skills. Bonus points: fun? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Mar 20, 2012 - 6 answers

How do I get the old Google search results back?

So, it would appear that Google have changed their search algorithms. Using search queries that would have previously returned hundreds of results I am getting a handful of results which are mostly irrelevant / gibberish. Any ideas how I can go back to the "old" Google? Thanks!
posted by FuckingAwesome on Mar 1, 2012 - 14 answers

Don't Be Evil, but do be annoying

Where did Google's advanced search feature disappear to this time, and why do they keep moving it around? Is there any way I can edit my settings so that it's always in a nice visible place? [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Feb 27, 2012 - 5 answers

Is this a real Google thing?

Is this a real Google-thing or some kind of malware scam? Google search suddenly isn't working for me, sometimes. [more inside]
posted by Corvid on Sep 24, 2011 - 28 answers

What to use besides Google?

What's a good alternative to Google? Their new algorithm (Caffeine) stresses fresh content and that's not what I always want. [more inside]
posted by qsysopr on Jul 12, 2010 - 11 answers

Ideas for a challenging google-based rescue mission

You're on an island in the middle of nowhere. You need to locate a used motorbike in a faraway country (Netherlands) where you don't speak the language for a next to nothing price. All you have is the internet. How do you proceed? [more inside]
posted by vizsla on Sep 11, 2009 - 16 answers

Tracking number of Real Time Searches of different subjects

I need real-time data of the number of people searching different sets of keywords on the internet in a particular location. Some examples: The number of people searching for jobs and jobs related information at that given time(preferably also a particular place as in country or city) The number of people searching for marriage and dating related information. What is the best and cheapest way to get this data? The more real time, the better. Searches on Google would probably be the best given their dominance in the search market, but even other sources would be alright, like Twitter.
posted by tusharj on Jul 22, 2009 - 5 answers

How to Get Rid of Other Search Engine Links on Google Pages

How do I get Google to stop putting the "Try your search on *other search engine links*" bar at the top of all of my search result pages? [more inside]
posted by decathecting on Jan 20, 2009 - 4 answers

How to search for anything when all else has failed?

How to search for anything (or find the answer to anything) on the internet when all else has failed? [more inside]
posted by schindyguy on Oct 21, 2008 - 20 answers

How does Google work?

Does anyone understand the black art of being listed in a Google search? [more inside]
posted by andihazelwood on Feb 7, 2008 - 10 answers

Is this SEO technique dodgy?

How dodgy is this third-party supplier's SEO practice? And if it is dodgy, how do we tell our customer? [more inside]
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen on Feb 7, 2008 - 14 answers

Is there a way to force Google to reindex a webpage right away?

Is there a way to force Google to reindex a webpage right away? [more inside]
posted by ssmith on Oct 7, 2007 - 7 answers

Increasing googlability

Increasing google visitors to blog? [more inside]
posted by serazin on Aug 12, 2007 - 16 answers

Whole Paycheck mystery

Why does a Google search for "whole paycheck" turn up Whole Foods Market as the first hit, but the word "paycheck" is nowhere to be found on those page sources? I know Whole Foods has been the butt of that joke, but I don't understand why they're indexed if the phrase isn't on the website.
posted by hodyoaten on Jul 6, 2007 - 9 answers

Google, was verfolgst du mich?

My website/blog has all but disappeared from Google. What happened, and what can I do to fix it? [more inside]
posted by mendel on Mar 30, 2007 - 10 answers

Have I been penalized by Google?

Have I been penalized by Google? I used to be #2 for my main keyword in google. However, since mid Jan my site has dropped off of the face of google for all my keywords. I initially thought they dropped me from their index. Looking at google webmaster tools I get crawled almost every day, I have a PR of 5, over 800 backlinks pointing in, and google has over 47,000 pages of my site indexed. I have been given no notice of any penalty. There are a lot of sites reporting the same results in google’s webmaster forum. [more inside]
posted by quibx on Jan 24, 2007 - 16 answers

How can I overtake my rival on google, considering his site doesn't exist anymore?

How can I overtake my rival on google, considering his site doesn't exist anymore? [more inside]
posted by quibx on Nov 7, 2006 - 16 answers

Searching within search results at Google

Is there a way to Google a Google? That is to say, is there a way to find where in a particular set of search results a particular result lies? [more inside]
posted by o2b on Aug 6, 2004 - 5 answers

Google Search

Did anyone else notice Google search behaving oddly yesterday? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by jester69 on Jun 20, 2004 - 16 answers

Good search engines that search the "invisible" Web?

Does anyone know of any good search engines that search the "invisible" Web? I'm bored with google and it's like, and I am particularly interested in search engines that can offer me something a little more scholarly to chomp on. (Not that I don't love google anymore.)
posted by archimago on Jun 16, 2004 - 12 answers

Google Alternatives

Lately, Google has been down a lot (or at least inaccessible from where I am). Does anyone know why this is? Also, what's the best search engine to use when you can't use Google?
posted by grumblebee on May 30, 2004 - 9 answers

Weird Google Search Results

Every once in a while, when I search Google, I end up with some weird search results. All ads. It doesn't happen all the time and I don't know if it's Google stooping to a new low, or if it's me and some kind of adware. Note that I also get a pop-up window with this page that has a couple other ad links. [more inside]
posted by MrAnonymous on May 20, 2004 - 16 answers

What is the "upstart, Linux-like cooperative" search engine mentioned in this Reuters about Google?

What is the "upstart, Linux-like cooperative" search engine mentioned in this Reuters about Google?
posted by tranquileye on Mar 23, 2004 - 2 answers

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