Can Sifter handle Chinese search terms?



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Can Sifter handle Chinese search terms?

Yes and no. Twitter has not included tokenization for Chinese search. However, when constructing a search in Chinese, the use of the "contains" rule will increase the number of returns. For example, if you are interested in 微软 (Microsoft) use the search query contains:"微软" to get the maximum number of results.

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