Within your Mention Alerts, you have the option of applying a country filter that will allow you to monitor or block specific countries from your keyword search. Mention utilizes data from the web and social media to identify the location of each publication we fetch to your account.
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Apply Country Filters to Alerts
Mention offers over 240+ countries that you can monitor. Each Alert offers a unique method of configuring these country filters. Let's go over the process for each type of alert:
You can configure country filters at any time in the alert configuration page. When you create an alert or edit the alert, the configuration page ill display a tab titled Countries and Languages:
By default, your alert will be set to monitor All Countries and will monitor any publication that mentions your keywords even if the mention does not provide country data.
To monitor specific countries, please click on the slider titled 'I want to select specific countries' and you will see the country menu appear:
Yo can modify your country filters at any time using the alert configuration page. When you create or edit an alert, the Alert Creation page will display a tab titled Countries and Languages.
By default, your Alert will be monitoring all countries. If you would like to choose specific countries to monitor, please click on the slider titled 'I want to monitor specific countries' and you will gain access to the country menu:
Within the Advanced Alert, you will have access to boolean operators dedicated to monitoring or blocking countries from your alerts.
The Advanced Alert offers these operators for monitoring:
source_country: operator which will allow you to monitor or block countries using their dedicated ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes.
-has:source_country operator which will monitor mentions that do not have a country code.
Here is an example of the Advanced Alert with a country monitoring filter:
This query will fetch mentions when the text Nike Air Max appears in publications from France or Spain.
If you have any questions regarding country filters, please contact email@example.com.