For those of you who have yet to check your social media accounts, this news is for you: despite a rash of reports to the contrary, there was no shooting last night at Fall for Greenville. Everyone’s safe. No one was injured. Get on out to Main Street today and enjoy yourself. Keep calm and have a great day. But 13 hours ago, things were not quite so chilled out, either downtown or on social media. Here’s a brief rundown of how a mistake triggered a freakout.
Some supporters and protesters clashed outside Donald Trump’s rally Thursday afternoon as they waited to enter the amphitheater at OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, where the Republican presidential frontrunner is scheduled to speak later in the evening. “We don’t want you here,” part of the crowd chanted at a Latino-American man, Juan Rodriguez, who was wearing an anti-Trump shirt. The 20-year-old Bernie Sanders supporter said he came to the rally to exercise his First Amendment rights.
Democrat Sean Jay Panahi, an attorney who wants to cut the tax rate for businesses and reduce economic regulations, beat his Republican competitors in Tuesday’s primary. Former Anaheim Councilman Harry Sidhu and current Irvine Mayor Steven Choi were in the second and third spots, respectively. The District 68 campaign pits one Democrat, an independent and five Republicans against one another. They are trying to replace termed-out Republican Don Wagner.
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".