Within your Mention Alerts, you have the option of applying language filters to monitor or block specific data on the web and social media. Mention utilizes data from the web and social media to identify the language of each publication we fetch.
In this article, we will go over the steps to apply language filters for each alert.
Apply Language Filters to Alerts
In total, Mention directly offers over 44 language options that you can choose from. Each Mention Alert offers a unique method of configuring language filters.Let's go over the process for each type of alert:
You can modify your language filters at any time using the alert configuration page. When you create an alert or edit your alert, the configuration page will display a tab titled Countries and Languages:
By default, your alert will be set to one language but you can choose up to 10 languages to monitor by clicking on the drop-down menu.
You can modify your language filters at any time using the alert configuration page. When you create an alert or edit your alert, the Alert Creation page will display a tab titled Countries and Languages.
By default, your Alert will be monitoring all languages. If you would like to choose specific languages to monitor, please click on the slider titled 'I want to monitor specific languages' and you will gain access to the language menu:
When you click on the drop-down menu, a list of the supported languages will appear and you can choose up to 10 languages to monitor.
Within the Advanced Alert, you will have access to boolean operators dedicated to monitoring or blocking languages from your alerts.
The Advanced Alert offers the lang: operator that you can use with one or multiple language codes in your alert.
Here is an example:
This query will monitor mentions of the text Spotify in the English or Spanish language.
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