There’s a story I like to tell to illustrate what it was like being thought of as the good girl growing up: the responsible one, the one who didn’t drink, the one who got her friends home safely, the one who was just always there to pick things up—whether trash after a party, or a passed out body. The thing is I wasn’t that good. I was just reliable. I really didn’t drink, and that does give you a reputation when you’re 17. Why didn’t I drink? I got really drunk when I was 14 and made a bad decision.
Como praticamente todo o mundo que conheço, assisti ao capítulo final de Girls na noite do último domingo (16). Eu não estava morrendo de vontade –estava cansada depois de passar sete horas viajando de carro com minha filha de 5 anos no domingo de Páscoa. Mas o capítulo final da temporada final de Girls era um evento, você entende, e eu não queria que fosse estragado para mim por revelações no meu trabalho ou no Twitter. Por isso, consegui ficar de olhos abertos durante os créditos de abertura.
But you know, the “Girls” finale was an event, and I didn’t want to have it spoiled at work or on Twitter. So I managed to keep my eyes open through the opening credits. And then, as I watched, rage took over. By now, you likely know the plot, but just in case: Our anti-heroine Hannah has her baby, whom she names Grover. Marnie, rudderless and without purpose, offers to help raise it.
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".