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Paul Myers Paul Myers is a BBC internet research specialist Blog posts in total 6

  1. Browser add-ons help web sleuths strike gold or travel back in time

    Tuesday 25 March 2014, 11:00

    With the right browser add-on you can see when a photo was taken, which camera was used, and pin down location to a few square metres and height above sea level.

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  2. Customise your browser: What add-ons can do for your web research

    Wednesday 12 March 2014, 09:14

    Add-ons are little apps that run inside the browser and give some extra functionality. They are usually free and launch with the click of a button.

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  3. Using Twitter to find people at the scene of a breaking story

    Friday 21 February 2014, 11:09

    There are many ways that journalists can locate ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances, but we do not always know how they will respond, if at all. This is where Twitter comes into its own.

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  4. Investigative apps are useful tools for journalists, if rough around the edges

    Monday 10 February 2014, 11:45

    There are a lot of websites that can help you find hidden information. But there are also software applications and browser plug-ins that can be of use to investigative journalists.

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  5. Almost like Watergate: new era for investigative journalism

    Thursday 31 October 2013, 14:07

    Journalists from 40 countries were in Brazil to talk corruption and fraud, leaks and collaboration at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

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  6. Searching social media? Don’t miss what’s hiding in plain sight

    Tuesday 26 March 2013, 09:41

    Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks have advanced search facilities and they can be extremely useful newsgathering tools.

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