When you are looking for data, you can often skip reading several articles on different sites by taking a moment to look at the results on Wolfram Alpha.If you are seeking information on a news story happening in real time, start with Twitter. With its millions of users constantly updating their status in a couple of sentences, Twitter is the perfect place to get information on current events.It’s important to understand that photos with identifiable people in them are “editorial” photos.Take special care in reusing editorial content in any story that could have a negative interpretation.If you’re searching for the slides to the presentation you just saw or the bullet points on any topic, Slide Share is the perfect place to begin.
Have you ever sat down to find something you know is on the Internet only to find your Google search results lacking?
The United Methodist Media Library has some BEAUTIFUL stock photos of sunsets, flowers, inspirational scenes from nature and much more.
Include the keywords “illustration” or “stock” in your search to include these types of images in results.
Even before the major news outlets have a story, a quick search of Twitter will likely turn up a handful of articles that have been published as well as many firsthand accounts.
Beyond breaking news, Twitter is becoming a better search engine in general as people continue to increase the amount of pictures, links and musings.