Data mining using Google

Do you know how to use all of those advanced Google search commands (like looking up someone’s phone number with “phone:name-of-person“)? If you’re like me, you know a few (like the “site:” keyword), but you still have this nagging feeling that you’re missing out by not knowing more.

Well, fear no more—here’s a nice summary of the most useful Google search commands.

After reading this article, you might be thinking “well, I could probably find those results without remembering these advanced search terms”. Well, the truth is that you probably could. The reason you want to start to use these advanced search tips is because they will help you find what you’re looking for faster. They greatly help narrow down the results, and more often than not, the information you were looking for will be in the first two or three results.


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