MediaNama invites you to apply for a curated and invite-only #NAMApolicy discussion on the ‘Impact of Internet Shutdowns’, 10:00 am onwards on the 24th of November 2017 at The Park in Kolkata. This discussion is supported by Facebook. In India, there have already been 60 documented Internet Shutdowns this year, including a shut-down of over 100 days in Darjeeling.
Alibaba owned UC Browser, the largest browser in India by usage, appears to have disappeared from the Google Play Store. The browser is still functional. UC Web claims over 100 million users. While UC Mini, which is a lightweight version of the browser still remains on the Play Store, the primary browser is missing.
Zomato Gold, the paid subscription product from Zomato, which allows users to get complimentary food or drinks at around 1200 restaurants in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, has crossed 26000 subscribers*, just around seven-eight hours since launch, as per MediaNama estimates. Zomato says it plans to expand this to other cities as well. The service was first introduced in UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), and Portugal (Lisbon and Porto), earlier this year.
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".