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It's been a long time since Blink-182 have graced our shores, and they've returned with a greatest hits set and a *lot* of pyrotechnics. Nearly every song features giant flames, and it starts to get very, very warm in the arena. The addition of Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba has been a welcome change. The show is a lot slicker than their previous appearances, which often featured long, rambling between song chats.
Day three of Download festival, and the sunshine is out again! This must be a new record, surely. There are a lot of sunburned rock fans and there's grass underfoot everywhere, and it's easily the busiest day of the weekend with a solid classic rock line up. Wrestler Chris Jericho is the charismatic front-man of Fozzy, one of the bands that open the main stage.
Day two of Download is go, and the hardiest of fans are up bright and early to see Hacktivist as they take to the main stage at the distinctly un-rock and roll time of 11am. The crowds keep growing in time to see one of the bands of the moment follow them on the main stage. Creeper balance style with substance, bringing some goth-tinged theatrics to proceedings. Songs like Black Mass and Hiding With Boys are anthems in the making.
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".