Using custom queries with Twitter search operators, you can filter very specific content and reach the right audience on social. These advanced queries with operators work right in your social listening in Statusbrew Engage.
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Twitter Search Operators Available In Statusbrew
Make use of powerful search operators to make your Twitter Listening efficient and save a lot of time.
|live now||containing both “live” and “now”. This is the default operator.|
|“happy hour”||containing the exact phrase “happy hour”.|
|love OR hate||containing either “love” or “hate” (or both).|
|beer -root||containing “beer” but not “root”.|
|#haiku||containing the hashtag “haiku”.|
|from:chiax||sent from Twitter profile “chiax”.|
|to:chiax||sent to Twitter profile “chiax”.|
|@Statusbrew||mentioning Twitter account “Statusbrew”.|
|elections filter:safe||containing “elections” with Tweets marked as potentially sensitive removed.|
|pets filter:media||containing “pets” and an image or video.|
|pets -filter:retweets||containing “pets”, filtering out retweets|
|pets filter:native_video||containing “pets” and an uploaded video, Amplify video, Periscope, or Vine.|
|pets filter:periscope||containing “pets” and a Periscope video URL.|
|pets filter:vine||containing “pets” and a Vine.|
|pets filter:images||containing “pets” and links identified as photos, including third parties such as Instagram.|
|pets filter:twimg||containing “pets” and a pic.twitter.com link representing one or more photos.|
|stunts filter:links||containing “stunts” and linking to URL.|
|news source:twitterfeed||containing "news" and entered via TwitterFeed|
|iPhone url:amazon||containing “iPhone” and a URL with the word “amazon” anywhere within it.|
|movie -scary :)||containing "movie" but not "scary", and with a positive attitude|
|weather :(||containing "weather" and with a negative attitude|
|earthquake ?||containing "earthquake" and asking a question|
|superhero since:2010-05-27||containing “superhero” and sent since date “2010-05-27” (year-month-day).|
|election until:2017-12-28||containing “election” and sent before the date “2017-12-28”.|
|"happy hour" near:"san francisco"||containing the exact phrase "happy hour" and sent near "san francisco"|
|near:NYC within:15mi||sent within 15 miles of "NYC"|
Note: The Search Operators since: , until: , near: and within: are available as a part of Enterprise plan only.
You can further refine your search by limiting the results a to certain location (area) only by entering the location coordinates (latitude and longitude; you can easily find out these on Google Maps) and a radius around the specified location which will be covered by this search.
For example, you can enter the following geo coordinates: 48.865084, 2.357764, and radius of 25.
You can also prefill the coordinates with your current location which is very useful when you actually are on the location of your business and want to use it for the search.
For more detailed info, you can read official Twitter docs.
How to Use Twitter Search Operators In Statusbrew?
Here are the steps to use Twitter search operators in Statusbrew for your advanced social listening queries:
- From your Statusbrew Home, click on Engage
- Under the Engage section, click on Manage Brand Keywords in the inbox navigation pane on the left side
- To add a new keyword, click on + New Keyword and give your keyword list a name
- Now add a Keyword or a Hashtag that you want to monitor, to minimize spam conversations, you can also enter the keywords that you would like to ignore
In the Keyword entry field, you can enter the above give search operators as per your preference
- You have the option to set the visibility for your keyword query. By default, your brand keyword feed will be visible only to you, but you can toggle the visible to all option, or specify the users/user groups to customize visibility
You can further refine your search by limiting the results to a certain language and location (area) by entering the location coordinates (latitude and longitude; you can easily find these out on Google Maps) and a radius around the specified location which will be covered by this search.
- Click on Preview to get a list of conversation with your target keyword
- If everything looks good, click on Save.