People around the world can now offer their homes to refugees, homeless people and victims of natural disasters for free as part of Airbnb’s Open Homes initiative. The platform is a natural extension of the accommodation network’s ongoing disaster relief efforts – encouraging Airbnb hosts to open their homes to people in need. Previously, the option had only been open to existing members, but the newly launched online platform lets anyone with space to spare sign up.
In her series Hong Kong Puzzles, photographer Justyna Zduńczyk captures flashes of colour among the city’s high rises. Honing in on bolts of brightness created by basketball courts and panelling that wraps around the outside of buildings, Zduńczyk’s images reframe the city’s architecture. ‘Hong Kong is my favourite Asian city, and I visit it whenever I have a chance,’ says Zduńczyk.
If you’re looking for a holiday hideaway, and don’t mind keeping things cosy, there are plenty of tiny homes available that won’t break the bank – provided you have a place to put them, that is. These cabins are an easy escape from the city, with many designed to help visitors immerse themselves in nature, and some even arriving pre-built.
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".