Eric A. Silva

10 Cool Twitter Search Operators

Find the specific tweets you’re looking for by using these 10 search operators.

 Operator Populates tweets… Example
and including both queries you specify. GAFE AND SAMR
or including either queries you specify.  #ISTE15 OR #ISTE2015
excluding a phrase. EdTech -Blackboard
“double quotes” including the exact phrase. “Bloom’s Taxonomy”
to sent to the user you specify. to:@SilvaEric1
from sent from the user you specify. from:@Google
near near the location you specify. #ISTE13 near:San Antonio
filter filtered by images, verified (accounts), news, replies, hashtags, links #DigCit filter:images
since:yyyy-mm-dd sent since the date you specify. (Must use Year-Month-Day format) Google Classroom since:2014-08-12
until:yyyy-mm-dd sent up to the date you specify. Blackboard until:2014-07-15

Eric Silva

Eric is an Instructional Designer at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and a Graduate Student at Boise State University. Learn more about me.


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