Saturday, October 31, 2015

12 Ways To Search For Health-Related Content On Twitter

If you consider twitter to be frivolous, and just for hormonally gifted adolescents, guess again. You are missing a data mine that is immense.

Twitter’s statistics are mind-blowing. According to Internet Live Stats, every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are tweeted on Twitter which corresponds to over 350,000 tweets sent per minute, 500 million tweets per day and around 200 billion tweets per year! So, how do you keep up with all those tweets? Obviously it’s impossible to keep up, but you can handle the avalanche better through a combination of maintaining Twitter lists of the people you follow, health-related hashtags, etc., and using Twitter’s Advanced Search Engine.
While the easiest way to do a search on Twitter is to click the native search facility, you can do so much more with Twitter's advanced search capabilities. It allows you to narrow down your search using parameters such as specific keywords, language, people, location, and date range. 

For example:

This article was originally published on Health Works Collective.

12 Ways To Search For Health-Related Content On Twitter

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