On Wednesday, Stephanie Bell Flynt felt good enough to fight crowds at a Houston, Texas grocery store to do some hurricane stock-up shopping. But every hour is different. "I don't know if it's the newness of the immune system or what, but I basically sleep for the vast majority of the day," she says. "Then I get up in pockets and I move and exercise, and all those things they want you to do."
Travis Jones and his sister Halee Lovorn of Brandon are just like other young people. Their devices are their primary means of communicating with their friends. And the main form of messaging isn't texting anymore, it's Snapchat. "It is a social media platform where you take a picture and send it, and it will be deleted right after you look at it," said Jones.
Jackson developer David Watkins will no longer lead the push to revitalize Farish Street. We've learned that the Jackson Redevelopment Authority terminated its agreement with Watkins and his business group. Neither Watkins nor the JRA could be reached for comment. In September 2011, Watkins told us that 15 new venues would be open on Farish Street in a year's time. It was supposed to generate up to $2.5 million a year in sales tax revenues for the city. Those plans have not become reality as of yet.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".