Five Tools to Scrape Search Results

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When you X-Ray on Google or search on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Github (etc.), you see results that are links with previews (called “snippets” in Google). The problem is that snippets never provide enough information to qualify a result. You can try very hard to phrase your search yet you should always expect false positives. It is time-consuming to click and review every result. Additionally, saving “good” results is a challenge.

Here is an example. If you X-Ray LinkedIn trying to narrow to a location, false positives are unavoidable. This search – site:linkedin.com/in “san francisco” intitle:sourcer intitle:facebook – will find

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