OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE:
To teach trainees how to effectively use Google alerts to curate information.
To teach trainees how to use Google trends to compare and analyze data.
Launch Date: August 6, 2003
Google Alerts is a service that generates search engine results, based on criteria provided by you, and delivers the results to your e-mail account. The service sends emails to the user when it finds new results—such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific research—that match the user's search term(s)
This service is useful for many reasons, such as
Monitoring the web for specific information about your company, your kids, your online content's popularity or your competition.
You can also use it to keep up to date with new advancements, celebrity gossip or current trends.