Introducing: Request Custom Sources

Introducing: Request Custom Sources

Fine-tune news and blog coverage for your specific needs Today we’re happy to announce that you can now add news websites to your news and blog source coverage via our web application.  […]

What Is a News API?

What Is a News API?

News API, is a way for an online news source and an application to communicate with one another and used for a wide range of use cases.

Data at Scale: The Google News API vs Webz

Data at Scale: The Google News API vs Webz

When you want to find a particular news article, your first thought is probably to Google it. From Altavista to AOL and Netscape, many of the earliest search engines haven’t successfully stood […]

Leveraging Data in the Fight Against COVID-19 Disinformation

Leveraging Data in the Fight Against COVID-19 Disinformation

It’s often been said that the coronavirus is not only a pandemic, but also an infodemic as well. From claims that the virus was deliberately manufactured by the CIA to folklore cures […]

How Can Knowledge About Competitors Help?

How Can Knowledge About Competitors Help?

Stay on top of the competition with continuous monitoring of online discussions data feeds and social media discussions data.

How is the Open Web API Different From the Google Search API?

How is the Open Web API Different From the Google Search API?

An open web API delivers data from the open or clearnet. It can include data from news sources, blogs, discussions, and reviews.

Avoid Biased Data Analysis with Clean and Structured Data

Avoid Biased Data Analysis with Clean and Structured Data

I want to share with you an unfortunate truth: All data is biased. Here at Webz, we’ve written about this at length in our posts that explained how surveys are biased and […]

How Does a Web Crawler Work?

How Does a Web Crawler Work?

Learn how a web crawler works, the challenges that arise when building one, and the advantages of building a web crawler using the python language.

The Danger of Fake Reviews

The Danger of Fake Reviews

How to Spot Fake Reviews in Time for the Holidays Black Friday is here, and as the biggest shopping day of the year, it means a lot of people will be on […]

Track Your News with RSS Instead of Social Media

Track Your News with RSS Instead of Social Media

One of the first popular sites to ever offer RSS, Rich Site Summary (or Really Simple Syndication) was the New York Times in early 2002. These feeds brought the advantage of learning […]

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Rich Site Summary (RSS), as a web technology, has been around since the turn of the last century. But is it still relevant in 2018, is it going to stay around for […]

What is the Omgili Bot, and why is it Crawling Your Website?

What is the Omgili Bot, and why is it Crawling Your Website?

Hi there. If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’ve run into Omgilibot – perhaps in your web analytics or server logs (user agent: omgili/0.5 +https://omgili.com) – and turned to Google to […]