In an increasingly digital age, some parents told Local 8 News they are becoming more aware of their children's social media activity on Instagram. One of the new trends some younger people have turned to on social media includes creating "finsta" accounts, short for "fake Instagram" accounts. The accounts use false names and photos, as well as extensive privacy settings, that keep parents, teachers or employers from seeing posts to the accounts.
The residents and staff at Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home remembered longtime volunteer Lela Hill, who passed away last week at age 89. She was older than many of the residents she served during the past 30 years. All in all, administrators determined Hill must have volunteered more than 27,000 hours. The main focus of Hill's volunteering over the past decade has been a Bible study ministry she conducted along with 85-year-old volunteer Iva Eledge.
Facebook has launched a new app targeting young children under 13, calling it the Messenger Kids app. Parents must download the app and must set up the account for their child, giving permission for each online person the child may interact with. For now, the app is only available for iPhone and iPad users via the Apple App Store. Facebook said eventually it will offer an Android version of the app, as well.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".